November 9, 2020

Sexual harassment in the arts, traumas buried in the past

An asymmetrical distribution of power between the student and the teacher in the Indian arts — especially in the classical performing arts — makes this sphere vulnerable to incidents of sexual abuse, thereby rendering systemic reform not just crucial, but indispensable to the progress of the disciplines.

The following article includes mentions of sexual abuse. Reader discretion is advised.

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