Actor Taapsee Pannu has launched a helpline through which a set of professional counsellors will assist women in dealing with incidents of harassment and mental distress.
When I was a bookish fourteen-year old I had a very interesting conversation with one of my friends. She asked me if I had been “proposed” by any boy. Nerd, that I was, I got confused. I asked her if she meant if I had been “teased” by any boy, to which she rather innocently(…)
So if this New Yorker humour piece teaches you anything, it is that journalists need to be asking a whole new host of questions to keep up with this new era we seem to be living in. There was a time I thought a WTH (if not WTF) series was in order — there is so(…)
“I’m Leaking My Ex’s Dirty Messages And Voice Notes Because He’s Left Me No Choice,” actress Ileana D’Cruz tweets a nightmare from the past, admitting that she was once eve-teased and the harassment took a “traumatic” turn in her life. The Rustam actress posted a link of an article on her social media site, expressing(…)
Recently, during his concert in Karachi, Pakistani singer Atif Aslam encountered a few harassers and rescued a female fan while the show was on. Kudos to Atif!
Feminist Rani put the spotlight on women’s safety in public spaces at its December edition. For women to become leaders in society and contribute meaningfully to the economy, safety is an issue that must be addressed. Three firebrand women were at the centre of this discussion: Trisha Shetty of SheSays, Indira Chandrashekhar of Mapping Sexual(…)