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I was forced to ignore sexual harassment in my workplace, because I needed to continue working and earning

I am a domestic worker in Gautampuri, Delhi. I live in an informal slum settlement with my family and work in 3 households. I started domestic work at a young age and have been working for about 20 years. I … Continue reading

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We come here to find jobs and provide for our family but people take advantage of us women

My name is Beena and I am a domestic worker from Faridabad. I live in an informal slum settlement called Gadakhor village with my family. I belong to Sundarban village in Bengal and started working as a domestic worker at … Continue reading

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My employer forced me to watch while he sexually assaulted his wife

My name is Anita (changed name) and I am from Uttar Pradesh. I was married right after I completed Grade 10. I wanted to study further, but my family didn’t really prioritise my studies and circumstances were such that I … Continue reading

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मिसिंग केस ऑफ लोकल समिति- पार्ट 2

कार्यस्थल पर महिलाओं को यौन उत्पीड़न से सुरक्षा सुनिश्चित कराने वाले कानून को बने 9 वर्ष हो गए हैं। ये कानून 2013 में लागू हुआ था। इस कानून की एक मुख्य बात ये है कि ये हर कामकाजी महिला की … Continue reading

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Campus sexual violence and harassment is endemic, and has a huge role to play in ultimately creating the workforce gender gap. Research shows that 20% of women at one time during their academic career experience sexual assault, and it is … Continue reading

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Domestic Worker and community leader Sarita applies a gender lens to COVID-19

Name: Sarita Age: 35 Location: Gurgaon Originally from Bihar, domestic worker Sarita now lives in an informal settlement in Gurgaon, flanked on both sides by high-rises. “I have lost work at one of the houses there, because I refused to go … Continue reading

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Article 14 of the Indian Constitution discusses the fundamental right to equality. It states the right to equality of status and opportunity irrespective of religion, caste, race, gender, socio-economic status, sexual identity and sexual orientation. With the wave of the … Continue reading

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Don’t just raise your voice, take an action against sexual harassment!

Life is hard for everyone. However, being a woman has its limitations. One day she is treated like a goddess and next beaten to the ground. She is a beauty with scars and bruises, born out of countless abuses. Since … Continue reading

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Wish you were around today Martha!

Dear Martha It seems that your campaign of nearly two decades is finally catching on in India. Many actors and journalists in India are now sharing their stories of sexual harassment in #MeTooIndia! When you began to implement Vishakha Guidelines … Continue reading

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खुद से पहल

पिछले कुछ वर्षों से असुरक्षा की दिल दहला देने वाली कई घटनाएं सामने आई हैं। इसकी कई वजह हो सकती है, ये भी हो सकता है कि असल में संकुचित मानसिकता के कारण यह घटनाएं बढी हों या तो फिर … Continue reading

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