12 women stripped naked in a protest before the Kangla fort in Manipur on 11th July, 2004. These mothers or “Imas” also known as "Meira Paibis" or “women torch bearers” were protesting the rape and extra-judicial murder of 32 year old Thangjum Manorama.
Everything you know about yourself in the past, every desire you have for the future, is organized in a non-linear way here within your neurology. Here, time collapses except as a concept through which you code certain thoughts.
The clamour for the death penalty in the December 2012 case started early. While few people sought to avenge the act, the popular argument has been that the death penalty will deter gender-based violence.
Emotional abuse is in the ‘how’ of the event. How a person fights with you, how they assert power, how they communicate, how they withhold affection. So arguing need not be abusive, but the language used while arguing can be — is it amplifying shame and guilt? is it instilling fear?