Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in New Delhi, on November 5, 2020, against atrocities committed on women in India. Photo: AFP Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in New Delhi, on November 5, 2020, against atrocities committed on women in India. Photo: AFP
Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in New Delhi, on November 5, 2020, against atrocities committed on women in India. Photo: AFP
Chryselle D’Silva Dias
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Opinion

Chryselle D’Silva Dias

Bombay High Court’s regressive ruling on groping heaps more trauma on India’s women and girls

  • Sexual abuse and street harassment are such major issues for Indian women and girls that it seems unbelievable that a judge would make a distinction between molestation and sexual assault. For most, one is not removed from the other

Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in New Delhi, on November 5, 2020, against atrocities committed on women in India. Photo: AFP Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in New Delhi, on November 5, 2020, against atrocities committed on women in India. Photo: AFP
Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in New Delhi, on November 5, 2020, against atrocities committed on women in India. Photo: AFP
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Chryselle D’Silva Dias

Chryselle D’Silva Dias

Chryselle D’Silva Dias is a freelance writer and journalist currently based in Goa, India.