May 19, 2015

Petition · .@smritiirani: Provide counselling to students who speak out about sexual assault ·

My teenage cousin committed suicide by jumping off a high-rise building in Kolkata, India. She did this because her school – the very institution that is expected to teach about morals and ethics – failed her. Four years ago, my cousin spoke up about a sexual assault incident she had faced in school. She was assaulted by a classmate during school hours on school premises. Instead of being...

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