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Indian Women Take Down Their Country's Rape Culture In 3-Minute Rap

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.27.2015 | Impact

Two Indian women busted rhymes to make a point, and they got the world's attention. Uppekha Jain and Pankhuri Awasthi uploaded a video to YouTube o...

Sabrina Siddiqui

This Viral Short Film In India Makes A Strong Statement On Women's Safety

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.22.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- Can India, a country struggling to combat an increasingly high-profile rape culture, envision a society where women feel safe in the com...

3 Men Confess To Gang Rape, Murder Of 2 Indian Teens

AP | BISWAJEET BANERJEE | Posted 06.02.2014 | World

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Three men have confessed to the gang rape and slaying of two teenage girls who were found hanging from a tree in northern Indi...

Dear Indian Media, Please Stop Calling the Kettle Black

Kuro Tawil | Posted 04.02.2014 | Media
Kuro Tawil

The Indian media needs to focus their attention more on highlighting a real and growing problem, and less time trying to convince its citizens that things are not as bad as they seem.

Indian Women Break the Silence Around Rape

Kayonaaz Kalyanwala | Posted 02.21.2014 | World
Kayonaaz Kalyanwala

The anger has diffused but not disappeared. We -- women, men, feminists, activists and politicians -- continue to ask questions and seek answers as to how we can end rape. The reality looks bleak. But the future is hopeful, if only because women across India are beginning to be heard.

LOOK: India Mourns On First Anniversary Of Brutal Gang Rape

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

It has been exactly one year since a 23-year-old medical student was raped while traveling home with a friend in the Indian capital, a horrific crime ...

One Indian Woman Killed Every Hour Over Dowry

AP | Posted 11.03.2013 | World

NEW DELHI — One woman dies every hour in India because of dowry-related crimes, indicating that the country's economic boom has made demands for...

An Ex-Pat View on Sexual Violence in India

Katrina Markel | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Katrina Markel

Indian women are probably hassled, groped and attacked far more than westerners and violence against women is hardly a new thing in India, but the fact that the world is suddenly focused on the problem may signify a sea change.