Sexual harassment

Representational image: Woman beaten up

Girl pays the price for reporting sexual harassment #AAPsupports

Woman from Ulhasnagar beaten till unconscious to intimidate daughter into withdrawing sexual harassment complaint. Assaulter free, frames family instead.

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tehelka-case
Democracy
Women's rights

Two important questions about the chargesheet against Tarun Tejpal

The 12 volume chargesheet against Tarun Tejpal seems to be a case of piling up enough trees to obfuscate the woods. I have not read the chargesheet and am going by media reports, which is why it took me so much time to ask – I had to be certain. I would be happy to […]

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Goa Police to file 2700 page chargesheet in sexual assault case against Tarun Tejpal

Breaking news being tweeted right now is that Goa police will be filing a 2700 page chargesheet against Tarun Tejpal for sexual assault. For a sense of proportion for those wondering how normal this is, the chargesheet against the Delhi Gang Rape (that gave birth to the law amendment that qualifies Tarun Tejpal as alleged […]

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Women's rights

Hindsight: Lessons from the Tehelka scandal

It is clear that among the things done wrongly in the Tehelka scandal, some are obvious (like DO NOT RAPE), others have been discussed (Like DO NOT COVER UP A RAPE) and still more resulted from

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General

Some questions regarding the victim’s side of the story

Here are some of the things that don’t add up with regard to some of what the victim says and what is known/observed/claimed in my view. Who leaked the emails? Increasingly it is appearing that the emails were leaked with the girl’s knowledge and as a warped kind of press release series. There is a […]

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