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We studied anti-feminist Indian groups on Twitter

Emerged during #MeToo
Overlaps with SSR, Hindutva groups on #BoycottBollywood , Anti-Chandrachud campaign
Organized around Shraddha Walker by moving to Islamophobia
Top profile descriptions: students, engineers, lawyers
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The anti-feminist MRA (Men’s Rights Activsts) movement has grown in India online since India’s MeToo revelations on Twitter, it argues that women take undue advantage of laws and norms. MRA groups are active on Twitter, but many have offline meetups.
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*THREAD* (1/n) Often feminists don't agree to the fact that men in India suffer due to gender biased laws- in favor of women. Argument is, there are no statistics which suggest that Indian men suffer. So there is no need for gender neutral laws or a national commission for men.
(2/n)Well the statistics were always there but mostly ignored. I've collated some stats from NCRB data for Crime in India 2019. Despite these facts, people still play the 'women victim', 'abla nari' card. Let us look at what the statistics say -
(3/n) Analysis and approach - 1. For simplicity, the focus of this analysis will only be on crime against women. 2. Crimes like IPC 506 (Criminal intimidation), IPC 354C (Voyeurism), IPC 354D (Stalking), IPC 406 (Criminal breach of trust) have been left out in this analysis-
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