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The crimes against women are growing at an alarming rate. The number of molestation, kidnapping, murder, rape, eve-teasing and acid attacks is appalling. The reasons behind such crimes are often petty and it is a portrayal of the malicious, misogynistic and patriarchal mindset.
As women, we should at all times be prepared for such an attack-both physically and mentally. It is applicable even when you are at home because a recent study has shown that most attacks on women are done by someone who is known to her.
Women are no longer the weaker sex
Women have been forever been portrayed as the weaker sex, one that needs to be protected at all times. These predators latch on to this same mindset and attack women who appear vulnerable or unaware of their surroundings. Such patriarchal men are unable to come to terms that woman-who was until now subservient…