Building of Bharosa Center

Where do women go to file cases against harassment in Hyderabad?

December 6, 2017 Hidden Pockets 1

Hidden Pockets Collective visited Bharosa Support Center for Women & Children, Telangana. “Bharosa” –Support Center for Women and Children is intended to support women affected by violence, in private and public spaces, within the family, community and at the workplace. It helps women facing physical, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse, irrespective Read More

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How does a sexual offender look?

November 1, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

I remember reading this tweet during the #MeToo campaign, a campaign about sharing stories of survivors of sexual violence. Zara Larsson‏Verified account @zaralarsson “Isn’t it strange how every woman knows someone who’s been sexually harassed but no man seem to know any harasser?” In my head I did know sexual Read More

How does India respond to HIV?

August 18, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

India is very conservative and orthodox when it comes to HIV. In most areas (except in Mumbai) it is considered as a “taboo” topic, especially in rural areas. Women from villages and town-sides are married off to men by their families without even knowing their respective HIV status. In rural Read More

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Is anyone else reading your Tinder messages?

July 17, 2017 Jasmine George 0

“How does privacy matter? Nobody is reading my messages and I am making the choice to put these messages out there on social media platform,” asks P, my friend  who seems to finally have cracked the Tinder Emojis. Every  time I talk about privacy, people ask me what is there Read More

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