Society and Culture

When the twain don’t meet

A culture that normalises stalking is one that draws artificial lines, discourages dialogue

Mar 20, 2017

It’s easy to imagine an “us vs them” divide to reassure ourselves that we could never behave or speak the way “they” do. Representational Image.

“What is this stalking rubbish? Stalking is just ‘talking’ with an ‘s’ added to it!” My friend declared as we walked out of the school campus after the bell rang. He headed towards his bicycle for what had become a near-daily ritual — following his “crush” on his bicycle as she heads home, shooting her frequent, suggestive grins along the way.

 
Read more at:- http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/rashtriya-kishor-swasthya-karyakram-health-ministry-4576613/

 
Indian Express, March 20, 2017

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