January 2, 2013

No longer silent

Can India's public outrage translate to action on sexual violence?

Wednesday, January 2 at 19:30 GMT:

Has the gang rape tragedy in New Delhi sparked a social revolution in India? Citizens are demanding tougher laws in a country where a woman is estimated to be raped every 20 minutes.

With millions of Indians turning to social media and thousands taking to the streets to express their outrage, will this be the tipping point that forces the country to address violence against women?

In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

S. Mitra Kalita @mitrakalita
Author, “My Two Indias: A Journey to the Ends of Opportunity”

Nilanjana Roy @nilanjanaroy
Columnist, Business Standard

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