Cosmo cam­paign

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Some women talk about it, oth­ers choose to re­main silent. But that doesn’t take away from the fact that do­mes­tic vi­o­lence is a very real prob­lem—in a study done by The Thomas Reuters Foun­da­tion Trust Law in June 2012, In­dia ranked last among 19 coun­tries in re­gard to the sta­tus of women and their free­dom from vi­o­lence. Gul­nar Mehra (not her real name) is a 32-year-old Vice Pres­i­dent at an in­vest­ment bank­ing firm, who al­ways thought do­mes­tic vi­o­lence was some­thing that hap­pened to women who were “ei­ther un­e­d­u­cated, de­pen­dent and weak, or from a dif­fer­ent so­cial and fi­nan­cial strata”. Un­til it hap­pened to her. “My boyfriend Dhruv was al­ways ver­bally ag­gres­sive when we

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