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16 Days of Activism: My Name is NOT Chikni!

In 16 days | on 11.28.11 | by | Comments ( 2 )

It’s the fourth day of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. Here is the fourth name that women do NOT want to be called by men they do not know when they’re in public places. (All 16 names were submitted via Twitter or Facebook.)

Ending the social acceptability of men calling women these names takes us one step closer to creating a culture where gender violence doesn’t happen. Read more about the connection between gender violence and the inappropriate and demeaning names that men call women they don’t know.

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2 Responses


I’ve never heard that one.


It’s a term used in India

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