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Sexual Harassment and Abuse: Meaning, Myths, and Signs

November 1, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

Meaning Any unwelcome sexual advance comes under sexual harassment, and any forced sexual activity comes under sexual abuse. Sexual harassment and abuse may be done through facial expressions, body language, words or actions. Myths about sexual harassment and abuse One is in greater danger of rape at the hands of Read More

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Child Sexual Assault: The Silent Epidemic.

August 1, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

We were standing on the platform at the Varanasi Junction, waiting for some people to arrive in town. My colleague, Ajay, a grassroots activist from Varanasi, was standing beside me.  “There are a lot of children wandering alone at this station,” I told him, “I don’t think I’ve ever seen Read More