Tag Archives | rape

About The Sarika Project

What is “The Sarika Project”? The trigger (for this endeavour) of gathering and sharing media communications on social issues was That girl, the one without the name. The one just like us. The one whose battered body stood for all the anonymous women in this country whose rapes and deaths are a footnote in the left-hand [...]

Unconditionally accept that it was NOT their fault

Shared by my friend (Tridib) on Facebook.. A silent prayer for “Damini”. Only silence for the parents – as I have no context to understand their feelings. Admiration for all the people who have gathered around India – hopefully Governments are listening.Sad truth – since this event, I have read of at least 15 rape [...]

Aftermath of Delhi gangrape: a set of must-read articles and tweets

[Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on my other blog.] Barring one two, the rest of the curated articles should appeal to your head rather than your heart. For Anonymous The Problem is Us How to go from outrage to action Till the next rape case Impact of UPA pardons On police reforms… Nine demands from [...]

The danger to women lurks within us

[Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on my other blog.] In a Dec 27, 2012 editorial in The Hindu, Praveen Swami shares several statistics on how other countries have combated rape. Lest we take too much comfort from some of the statistics, he reminds us that in a culture of misogyny, legal and judicial reforms [...]