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23 Inspirational Responses To Sexual Violence Against Women In India

“The Fearless Collective” is an online project that encourages women to be fearless in the face of violent misogyny.

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Meet Shilo Shiv Suleman — illustrator, animator, storyteller and the founder of "The Fearless Collective."

Shilo Shiv Suleman / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

Founded right after the horrific New Delhi gang rape of December, 2012, the collective called on artists across India to use their art to encourage women to live fully and freely.

Suleman created the first piece of art for The Fearless Collective, and the project has since grown sizably.

Shilo Shiv Suleman / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

Below are some of the artists' responses that serve as strong reminders for women to embrace fearlessness in the face of violence.

Shilo Shiv Suleman / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Translation: Fearless
Aarti Karwayun / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

Translation: Fearless

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Maheswari Janarthanan / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Taaneya Balaji / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Abhishek Choudhury / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Milan Cariappa / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Rudrani DeviDas / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Shezah Salam / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Gaurav Ogale / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Madhurya Balan / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Vamsi Krishna / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Swadha Jaiswal / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Amrita Nambiar / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Deepti Ramakrishnan / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Samvida Nanda / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Neha Kavan / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Aditi Gupta / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Alicia Souza / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Maanvi Kapur / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Vanaja VJ / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Neha Rawat Battish / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Sanaa Shaikh / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Karuna Jenkins and Zora Thind / Via Facebook: shilosuleman

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Samidha Gunjal / Via Facebook: shilosuleman