Nirbhaya

Nirbhaya Case: Is The Death Penalty Justified?

The Supreme Court has confirmed the death penalty as punishment for the four convicted in the Nirbhaya case. After the HC confirmed the death sentence, the four men — Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh — had challenged the sentence in the Supreme Court. “These men should be hanged. There is no crime(…)

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Is Justice Enough For Nirbhaya?

It was nearly five years ago that this horrific incident happened. On December 16, 2012, a young woman and her friend boarded a bus in a south Delhi. What happened next shook us to the core, and continues to do so even today. The two friends were attacked, and the 23-year old was brutally gang-raped(…)

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Beating Drums and Patriarchy: Meet The Nari Gunjan Sargam Mahila Band

Savita Devi sat on the dais along with four other women. One of them being Miss India Crown 1995, the other being an Architect and an Urban Transport planner among the other two. The panel discussion started with Savita Devi’s long monologue. Before she handed over the mic to the other panellist, she said, “Hum bajake aye hain”. The crowd(…)

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Sick statistics: 34,651 rape cases reported in India in 2015

The National Crime Records Bureau report on crime in the country in 2015 revealed that there were at least 34,651 cases of rape across India, with victims ranging in age from under six years old to over 60 years old. From Six to Sixty Year Olds Are Raped The largest number of rape attacks targeted(…)

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