#INeverAskForIt: People uniting against Victim Blame culture
Tarn Taran, November 23, 2020: After the 2018's MeToo Movement where women shared the stories of the sexual harassment faced by them, men and women across the countries are once again uniting against the prevalent victim-blaming culture in society.
Women from all walks of life are sharing their experiences of being blamed for the harassment they faced under the #INeverAskForIt: United to End Victim Blame, a virtual social campaign presently trending on Twitter.
The social media users are coming forward and recalling what they were wearing when they faced harassment.
"Black Kurta, White shirt, skirt, Chudidar, Burkha, red lipstick, Saree are among clothing that women recalled wearing.
The campaign is further taking a dig at the government of many states including Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu who in the past have imposed restrictions on women's clothing and issued dress code rather than taking strict against rising crime.
The campaign is gaining the support of many celebrities and media personalities.
MP Rajya Sabha Priyanka Chaturvedi also expressed her support for the movement. She stressed the need for change in the mindset of those who blame the victim after the incident.
Singer Sonal Mohapatra also shared her college days experience where she faced harassment by her seniors even after adorning Salwar Suit.
Similarly, veteran journalist Barkha Dutt supported the social campaign and expressed the need for more people to raise a voice against the victim-blaming mentality.
Actress Anushka Sharma also expressed her support to the campaign on her Twitter handle.