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On September 14th, a woman belonging to the Dalit Valmiki caste was raped by four upper caste Thakur men. Not only did the victim succumb to her injuries, on September 29th, the Uttar Pradesh police cremated her body without her parent’s consent after barricading the family inside of their home. People are angry. The […]READ MORE
To eliminate rape culture, we have to build a future where there is a culture of consent. Building a culture of consent is difficult when many still struggle with understanding what consent is, and how we should recognise when consent is given or withdrawn.READ MORE
When instances of rape occur, most people assume that this is an inevitable fact of life which women and girls must continue to face. But the more you scratch this premise, we begin to understand that this is not a critique of rape, rather it stems from the misogyny that normalizes a culture of sexualized […]READ MORE
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has given a directive to our NGO – Sakshi to design, customize and deliver Workshops on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 (POCSOA 2012) for the NSS Students of 40,000 Colleges across India. Workshops started in 2018.