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

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'm walking with my head down, because I've learnt that not making eye contact i...

I was walking back to my apartment from the bus stand about 3 years ago. It was just a 5 minute walk home entirely along a main road. I wasn't taking a shadowy, ominous route home. It was a brightly lit road, with constant traffic on it. I'm walking with ...
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Female
Bangalore

I was a child. I was told repeatedly in school to cover up, wear long socks, the...

I studied in a school on Residency Road in Bangalore. If you know Bangalore, you will know that this is a prominent part of Bangalore with a lot of schools in the vicinity/area. I used to go to school every morning by 7:00 , 7:30 am to practice hockey. I would walk ...
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Mamtha
Female
Bangalore

I was walking from the bus stop to my apartment around 9:30 - 10 at night.

I was walking from the bus stop to my apartment around 9:30 - 10 at night. My apartment was just a 10 min walk from the bus stop. Everything was shutting down and the streets were mostly empty. As I started walking this bike zoomed passed me, stopped a few Kms ahead without ...
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Female
Yelahan...

I'd like to preface this by saying that I am a guy, and this is more of a plea a...

I'd like to preface this by saying that I am a guy, and this is more of a plea and a thank you.   I remember the day very clearly, I was sitting with about 10 of my friends from college (both male and female) and the topic of exhibitionists ...
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Biren
Male
Bangalore

My mother was always adamant on making us learn self defense.

My mother was always adamant on making us learn self defense. She herself had suffered when she was young and she wanted her girls to be ready for the world she knew. We had shifted 5 cities before this incident happened and every single city we were always enrolled into karate/...
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Female
Hyderabad

28 years ago

I was 13 years old. I was an insufficiently masculine child, in a boy's boarding school. I was bullied by my classmates and seniors, my towel snatched away, to check if I actually had a penis. One of our teachers took a special interest in me. According to him, I ...
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Angshu
Non-bi...
Dehradun

The horny shopkeeper, tried to rape me when I was 11

I was just 11 when this incident took place. My grandmother had sent me to a near by shop to buy shampoo at around 2:00 pm in the afternoon. The shop is a pick and pay at counter types and did not have anyone at that hour in the day. I picked ...
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Female
Bangalore

One afternoon on a cycle.

I tried to make this heartfelt and scary. I wanted my readers to feel as disgusted as me when it actually happened. But I worry, that won't happen. Being objectified and molested isn't as impactful as it once was. Recounting an experience like this invokes a soft sigh, ...
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Sanjana
Female
Ahmedabad