Organisation: The Ladies Finger (India)
Publication Date: 04/15/2017
DescriptionAfterRape is a non-linear, interactive resource on what to do after the first 48 hours after rape that will be hosted on The Ladies Finger - an Indian feminist magazine. The project is a cross-media reproduction of one The Ladies Fingers' longform pieces on the same subject by the TLF founder-editor Nisha Susan. For many women there comes that odd, jolting moment when you realize you have structured your life around avoiding being raped. A lot of media and mainstream conversation around rape is focused on the fear mongering of rape. Most women/people do not know what is it that they can or have to do after rape. The piece (http://theladiesfinger.com/what-to-do-if-you-have-been-rape/) and thusly the project will compile legal, procedural, counselling and experiential information and resources collected by the reporter, the editors and other outfits and present it in an accessible, non-linear narrative format. Right now, we're focusing on the time in the survivor's life which comes immediately after a rape. In the near future, we plan to scale this project to include longterm resources as well as other kinds of gendered abuse/violence as well.
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