Monthly Archives: March 2013

My Tehelka blog post: The difference between wooing and stalking


“Who amongst us have not followed girls?” said Janata Dal(United) chief Sharad Yadav in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday amid peals of laughter. Mr Yadav was referring to the provisions of stalking and voyeurism in the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, … Continue reading

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Give us this day a harassment free commute-My Tehelka blogpost for this week


Give us this day a harassment free commute Illustration: Samia Singh Last week, I curated the @WeAreMumbai twitter account. Given that it was International Women’s Day on 8 March, I asked the residents of Mumbai, or at least those who followed the … Continue reading

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In which I got an award…


The mail came some time ago, in which the gracious Elsie Gabriel of the Young Environmentalists group informed me that they had awarded me, along with many other women, the women achievers award. There was a moment of pindrop silence. … Continue reading

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Gearing up for CSAAM 2013


Dear Friends, April 2013 is a month away, and we are gearing up for the 3rd year of CSAAM. As you are all aware, through the month of April we talk about the menace of CSA across social media, via … Continue reading

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And the weekend was a lazy one…


…excuse me while I pack the guilt into a little box, and quietly shove it over the edge of the balcony. Spending a weekend doing exactly nothing seems so contradictory to the pressure of cramming it with places to visit, … Continue reading

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Tehelka Blogpost for this week: Why we need a #MisogynyAlert hashtag


Why we need a #Misogyny Alert hashtag on the net If you are a woman with an opinion on the online space, there is every chance that you will have been subject to some sort of misogynistic abuse. On twitter, … Continue reading

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