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Sanitary Panels on sexual harassment

16th October 2018 | 52 views
Comic by Sanitary Panels (excerpt)

In the wake of recent accusations of rampant sexual harassment at the workplace in various industries in India - including journalism, advertising, academia, development and many others - Sanitary Panels explores what patriarchy has huge tolerance for. [comic]

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