Pink: You tremble with indignation- Nakul Singh Sawhney

‘Pink’ is such an important film. And a very well made film at that. The first half was slick and kept me on the edge of my seat. You feel the fear and vulnerability that the women protagonists were made to endure. You tremble with indignation every time you see those wealthy, influential brats assaulting and harassing the three women. You’ve seen those brats so … Continue reading Pink: You tremble with indignation- Nakul Singh Sawhney

Shit has Hit the Fan, Folks: Sexual Harassment Battle Continues with a Small and Sweet Victory – Kunjila

Friday, 22 January 2016 I am being advised from all corners by people who are genuinely concerned about me, my rape case against a professor, the general state of affairs on campus etc to not write the way i write. I understand everyone’s concern. Activists, lawyers, filmmakers and a lot many well-meaning people think that what i write could be used against me in court. … Continue reading Shit has Hit the Fan, Folks: Sexual Harassment Battle Continues with a Small and Sweet Victory – Kunjila

Kolkata Courts; Sexual Harassment Battle Continues – Kunjila

From Kunjila’s Blog So i was asked to appear before magistrate on 31st December 2015. I went to Alipore I Judicial Magistrate and what i saw was nothing like courts in Kerala. Only once before have i testified in court in Calicut. The court i saw in Alipore was like a food court. There were tea shops and dhabas everywhere. There was shit of animals … Continue reading Kolkata Courts; Sexual Harassment Battle Continues – Kunjila

Christmas 2015: Friends and Foes. The Sexual Harassment Battle Continues

From Kunjila’s blog: Hello again. I have uploaded this video to just say that i am. It is sad that even in this digital age when i am trying to express myself using online media with which i am comfortable, i am being asked things like ‘how do people know it’s you who is talking?’. Well, it is me who is talking. [P.S. Today one … Continue reading Christmas 2015: Friends and Foes. The Sexual Harassment Battle Continues

Christmas Eve in SRFTI 2015- Kunjila

Thursday, 24 December 2015 Christmas Eve: Police I am coming out as one of the complainants in the sexual harassment battle at SRFTI (Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute), Kolkata. My name is Kunjila. It is my online handle and i have been using it for over four years now. People may know who i am, but that’s the name i am going to use … Continue reading Christmas Eve in SRFTI 2015- Kunjila

12% cases involved rapes by fathers and stepfathers, while rapes by strangers in public places were 3% – Flavia Agnes

In the 241 FIRs filed in Mumbai between March 2014 and ’15, 12% cases involved rapes by fathers and stepfathers, while rapes by strangers in public places were 3%. Yet our discussion on girl safety revolves around street lighting and CCTV cameras. Last week, Mumbai Police arrested a 45-year-old man for raping his daughter for six years since she was seven. The father, a fruit … Continue reading 12% cases involved rapes by fathers and stepfathers, while rapes by strangers in public places were 3% – Flavia Agnes