5 times too many

It started when I was 9. I returned to my grandmother's home in Bombay where I lived when I was 6 with my parents, grandmother and chacha (father's brother). I was so happy to be back! I missed my chacha particularly, because he used to take me to the beach ...
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Female
Bangalo...

A devastatingly common form of abuse.

I was sleeping on the Bus. Bangalore to Hyderabad for work. I had a colleague of mine sitting two seats ahead of me because we ended up not getting seats next to each other. My colleague was an older man about 29 years old. I was 23 at the time of the ...
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Female
Bangalore

I was 4!

My brother and I used to go to school in an auto, it was a private auto where only both of us would go. I was 4 years at this time and my brother 6. Unfortunately one day, my brother fell sick and didn't come to school, so I had to ...
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Female
Mysore

I was about 8 or 9 years old, I can't remember clearly right now but I was playi...

I was about 8 or 9 years old, I can't remember clearly right now but I was playing football with my brother and his friends. It was a lovely evening and we were all having fun, according to me, I was really young and had no worries in the world. Since ...
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Akshatha...
Female
Mysuru

I had recently joined a college to do my BA in psychology. Everything was new an...

I had recently joined a college to do my BA in psychology. Everything was new and exciting - new friends and new experiences! Then I had an experience against my will which transformed all this excitement and enthusiasm that I was feeling into a dark knotted ball of anxiety and ...
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Female
Bangalore

Young and scared

I can't count the number of times I was groped ( both my breasts and butt). All this had happened,when I had just reached puberty.I was quite young-12 -13 year old. Once it happened at a railway station ,when we were rushing for a train. That time I ...
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Female
Mumbai

I was 7 or 8 years old, now I'm 29 years old still not able to forget the incide...

I was 7 or 8 years old, now I'm 29 years old still not able to forget the incident and i don't like to go to that place, It was early morning and I was so happy the we were going to our granny house to spend summer holidays, my mom ...
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Female
Bangalo...

Voyeuristic paedophile

I was in 9th grade. 14 or 13. My friend and I were walking back to our homes after tuitions. This is a family friendly, fairly populated area I'm talking about. In close vicinity of our school, several residential societies and a few grocery shops. A man in a parked car ...
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Female
Navi Mu...

The one which scars you forever!

I had been dragged along to come for shopping by my Mother accompanied by my Brother and Aunt. I was totally disinterested in being there and hence was walking behind them, while they checked each and every shop in the busy-crowded lanes of Chandni Chowk. With hands in my pocket ...
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Female
Chandni...

2 of a dozen

Two separate incidents, a few months apart, around the same time of the day. 1. I got off my school bus a few hundred metres from home and started walking towards my guardian's gated community apartment. It was 3:30 pm and I was in my school uniform, looking down, walking straight, ...
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Priyanka
Female
Bangalore