Guru’s Rape Conviction Sets India on Fire

August 30, 2017

Riots break out in India's Haryana state following the conviction of a self-styled "godman," Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, for raping his followers.  The northern Indian state of Haryana has been on standby since August 25 following the conviction of a self-styled “godman,” Gurmeet Ram Rahim...

Why the Nirbhaya Verdict Will Not Deter Rape in India

August 06, 2017

Capital punishment is not a deterrent for India's rape culture. In May, India waited with bated breath for the verdict on one of the most brutal and horrifying cases in the nation’s recent history: the gang rape that led to the death of 23-year-old Jyoti Singh Pandey, who earned the moniker...

Does Bollywood Promote Crimes Against Women?

May 20, 2017

It is time for Bollywood to stop justifying and promoting sexism and sexual harassment in the guise of romance. While Abhay Deol's criticism of Bollywood celebrities endorsing fairness products was received with mixed reactions from the film community, one thing is quite true: It is not just...