…uch a grassroots approach to the work they do really opened my eyes to how true change takes place. It takes place because of compassionate and driven individuals working together to make a change, day in and day out, and not giving up, no matter how hard the road ahead appears to be.
…several children from these factories, Aangan intervened to follow up on 20 cases for three months. The severity and complexity of the issue requires collective effort from the government and the public. Aangan works to bring the two together, so that the endeavors made to initiate changes are sustainable, enabling, and empowering.
rough this collaborative process, four students secured admission is residential scho…d then returned to their homes, and ensured that the kids who were enrolled actually attend school. Through this collaborative process, four students secured admission is residential schools, and the rest of the 20 children were re-enrolled in government schools full time.
I only wish filmmakers would take responsibility to realize that as a young male viewer, I look up to the male protagonist’s actions. Despite recognizing how problematic his actions were, I couldn’t help but yearn for the command he had over his life: he takes what he wants, and no one wants to mess with him. The messaging I’ve received throughout my life is that I’m a man, that I’m the provider, and that I am entitled to get what I want. In times when I’m insecure and feel like I don’t have that command over my life, it’s so easy for me to watch movies like this one and blame my issues on the fact that I don’t engage in such behavior. Even as a young man who believes deeply in the innate equality and agency of women, I subconsciousl…
Sometimes people also come out with their stories because they are searching for mental peace, happiness and freedom from trauma. They must be given the opportunity to do that. Social media has given victims the power that print media failed to give them.
In such a setting, a lot of things like catcalling and groping are considered “normal” and people feel they are allowed to “take what they want”. I believe that to solve such an issue, it should definitely be a collective effort by society to not just fix that toxic patriarchy and its orthodox norms but to also elect leaders that stand for such issues.
…udying to become lawyers and it made me think back on all the times they had interned at law firms. It made me realise that despite being in a profession where the rule of law is sacrosanct, sexual harassment is still prevalent.
… undermine every movement and bringing up the ‘immense number of false cases’ that have been filed. Men need to stop trying to explain how every movement to end GBV and VAW is unfair to them. What I also think is of vital importance is to fight his taboo of false cases. Lack of evidence lea…