India's Rape Culture: Urban versus Rural

By “You go to villages and forests of the country and there will be no such incidents of gang rape or sex crimes”, he said on 4th January. Further he implied that while urban areas are influenced by Western culture, the rural areas are nurturing Indian
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In India, suicide of another rape victim puts spotlight on inaction

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Reuters/Reuters – A policeman stands guard as a woman covers her face near the house of a gang rape victim at village Badshahpur in the northern Indian state of Punjab January 10, 2013. To match INDIARAPE/JUSTICE. …more REUTERS/Ajay Verma

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Nahlah Ayed: Delhi's voices, women and rape in India


No surprise, perhaps. The government's own statistics indicate an Indian woman is raped every 22 minutes. As a phenomenon, rape in India is just one symptom, one form of a grander injustice dealt the country's women every day, and across the generations.

Sevenyearold raped in Indian state of Goa

By (author unknown) A sevenyearold girl has been raped in a school toilet in the Indian holiday state of Goa sparking mass protests and the arrest of her headmistress police…/india-school-rape-sparks-protests-201301…

Padma Lakshmi Responds To Gang Rapes In India

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There is no actual word for rape. The closest word [in Hindi, India's predominant language] is I guess 'lootna,' which kind of means to take someone's honour away. But to say that because a woman has been violated she no longer has her chastity or her

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New rape outrage in India as schoolgirl attacked

By (blog) In this Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, photo, parents protest outside a school after news of the rape of a minor student in Vasco, in the southern Indian state of Goa. The seven-year-old girl was sexually abused inside the school premise Monday, police said.
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Outrage in India over rape of 7-year-old girl

By Channel News Asia VASCO DA GAMA, India: Thousands protested in the holiday state of Goa on Tuesday after a seven-year-old girl was raped in a school toilet, sparking fresh outrage in India following a deadly gang-rape on a bus. Crowds began gathering outside the
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