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

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

It was one of those college hunts when I was going back and forth from my hometo...

It was one of those college hunts when I was going back and forth from my hometown to Bangalore for the multiple interview-test-formalities of joining college. The busses were almost always empty because we travelled on weekdays. On one of those bus rides, I was sitting by to the window ...
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Nithya
Female
In a bu...

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...

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...