I remember this very vividly, I was walking back home from college, pensive, fro...

I remember this very vividly, I was walking back home from college, pensive, frowning and reflecting on my project work. I had reached the park right adjacent to my house compound wall, barely 15 steps from my house gate when this guy walked upto me and groped me from the front. ...
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Akshita
Female
Bangalore

I must have been 12 or 13. I was at a school picnic, and we were all lining up t...

I must have been 12 or 13. I was at a school picnic, and we were all lining up to go horse-riding. I was surrounded by my classmates and teachers. When it was my turn to go, the man who gave the kids a leg up held me by the chest and ...
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Anisha
Female
Bangalore

Like every other day I was walking back home from tuition

Like every other day I was walking back home from tuition which was just two houses away from home. I was with a friend, both of us talking and walking casually. We were both wearing pants ( jeans if I correctly remember ) and tee-shirts. Suddenly I heard a strange noise coming ...
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Female
Kolkata...

I was an intern at that time, very much aware of how the court in our state oper...

I was an intern at that time, very much aware of how the court in our state operates attire wise, for the stories of court attire are legendary tea time stories amongst some of us. For the uninitiated, you are expected to dress in salwar kameez dupatta or a salwar ...
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Female

He said “young girls like you sway judges because you are women, meant to dist...

I was on my way to appear for a case in the lower civil court. From my experience, the court has a sizeable number of lawyers who unleash their anger articulated in a foul-mouthed manner, especially at women lawyers and women litigants alike. When I reached the civil court, my ...
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Female

i have to start off by saying that i've been fairly lucky in life, whatever that...

i have to start off by saying that i've been fairly lucky in life, whatever that means, because what is luck if not getting by with just a few gropes, a couple of undesirably flaunted penises and zero instances of bodily assault of the phallic or acidic kind although ...
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asha j
Female
hyderab...

I turned and I felt a hand grope my bottom

I was sitting on my boyfriend's shoulders enjoying the music at the Sunburm Festival in Goa. The year was 2013 or 2014. I suddenly felt a hand grope my bottom. I screamed out loud and my boyfriend, my friends and I looked for the person who had done it...of course, ...
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Female
Goa

It was 8 at night and I still remember thinking to myself that I was an idiot fo...

I was waiting for an auto outside the metro station in Malviya Nagar in Delhi. It was Dec 4th, 2013 – the day of the assembly elections. It was 8 at night and I still remember thinking to myself that I was an idiot for getting home so late on such a ...
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Female
Delhi

"Where am I coming from?Why am I roaming alone?" Sexually Harassed by Policemen

One of my horrific experiences with sexual harassment was when I was in my 11th standard. The incident happened back in 2010 when I was preparing for AIEEE in Kota Rajasthan. It was 9:30 PM 5th January 2010, I was heading back home from my Institution. It was those dark winter nights with ...
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Female
Kota,Ra...

I was travelling in a bus

I was returning from school by the public bus, one evening.   The bus was packed with people and as usual the bus conductor had to squeeze his way throuugh to collect the tickets. After collecting them, he was standing behind me for sometime, and due to the bus constantly ...
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Female
BMTC Bu...