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sexual savagery involving the youth Culture Society 


In less than a year, I have read about a plethora of incidents on social media, narrating stories of abuse, exploitation, molestation and even rape. I am sure I’ve read more but for some overt reason, there are two incidents that haven’t escaped my mind. Both incidents revolved around sexual savagery involving the youth from the ages 18 to 24. All involved students were part of some of the most prestigious institutions of the city. Although I do not know most of these people personally, but courtesy to the social…

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Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota Culture Society 

Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota

Growing up as a socially inept kid, I’ve always taken my behavioural cues from the people around me when I don’t know how to respond. Most times, it works out for the best. I went to watch ‘ Badrinath ki Dulhania ’ at Cinepolis and this practice failed me for the first time. There is a scene in the movie when the male protagonist Badri is molested in an alley by a group of masked men. The encounter ends with his clothes ending up torn. When his friends arrive at…

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catalysts of rape culture Culture Featured Society 

Catalysts of Rape Culture – Learn to avoid them

For a country which records around 25000 rape cases every year, the lack of awareness about rape culture and its triggering forces in India is quite alarming. As is the case in most states, Indians find it difficult to accept the presence of a deep-rooted rape culture prevalent in the nooks and corners of the country. Catalysts of rape culture constitutes the lack of awareness as well. The most clichéd arguments one gets to hear is: Not all men are rapists – Obviously, they aren’t; I can’t even think of…

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Dramatically Correct Culture Featured Society 

Dramatically Correct ‘s ‘Persistence of Memory’

The integration of rape culture in our system is a fact that is not relatively unknown, but rather one, that is deliberately avoided. The effects of which has been pervasive, and entrenching in our society, consequently, giving rise to an apparatus that boosts criminal instincts, and fosters its perpetrators. Dramatically Correct ‘s ‘Persistence of Memory’ raises some serious issues on the ingrained notions of our society, the blatant hypocrisy, and finally, the moral decadence of an already failing educated class. 9th of November will be a memorable evening for me….

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