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High-Profile Rape Trial Continues India’s Sordid Tradition of Victim-Blaming  
June 10, 2021

High-Profile Rape Trial Continues India’s Sordid Tradition of Victim-Blaming  

By Sudha Ramachandran
The judge’s report in the case against Tarun Tejpal sparked outrage for its misogynistic scrutiny of the plaintiff.

Violence Against Women in India Must End. Now.
October 05, 2020

Violence Against Women in India Must End. Now.

By Sudha Ramachandran
A recent brutal attack on a 19-year-old Dalit woman once again highlights India’s terrible track record on gender and caste violence.
Addressing Rape in India
January 21, 2020

Addressing Rape in India

By Neeta Lal
7 years after an infamous rape and murder case, India has made little progress in preventing crimes against women.

White: The Deafening Silences of India's Rape Epidemic
May 18, 2018

White: The Deafening Silences of India's Rape Epidemic

By Avinash Giri
A new silent film by an Indian indie filmmaker highlights the unending horrors of the aftermath of rape.

The Rape That Shook India
April 19, 2018

The Rape That Shook India

By Um-Roommana
The rape and murder of an 8-year-old sparked protests across the country, starting in Jammu & Kashmir.

India’s Outrage Over Gang Rape, Murder of 8-Year-Old Girl
April 18, 2018

India’s Outrage Over Gang Rape, Murder of 8-Year-Old Girl

By Avinash Giri and Nantha Kishore from StoriesAsia
Photos from a protest in Delhi's Jantar Mantar area.

Helping Women Travel Alone Amid India’s Rape Problem
May 18, 2017

Helping Women Travel Alone Amid India’s Rape Problem

By Vishal Arora
Malini Gowrishankar's start-up encourages women to travel by themselves, without fear.
Kill the Rapist?  – Bollywood Grapples with Rape in Upcoming Film
October 07, 2013

Kill the Rapist? – Bollywood Grapples with Rape in Upcoming Film

A film aims to make “every rapist shiver with fear before even thinking of rape.”

Can the Delhi Verdicts Change India’s Treatment of Women?
September 12, 2013

Can the Delhi Verdicts Change India’s Treatment of Women?

The Delhi gang-rape verdict is forcing India to think about a deep social ill.

Is There Hope for Indian Women?
August 26, 2013

Is There Hope for Indian Women?

The recent gang-rape in Mumbai underscores just how far India has to go in its treatment of women.

The Fight to End Acid Attacks in India
August 13, 2013

The Fight to End Acid Attacks in India

Acid attack victims and their families continue to suffer in India. More must be done to prevent the heinous act.

Mumbai Looks for Morals in Mannequins
June 05, 2013

Mumbai Looks for Morals in Mannequins

Mumbai authorities have banned the use of lingerie on mannequins.

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