Violence Against Women in India

February 11, 2014

In Delhi, it is estimated that four rapes occur every day.  In January 2012, I had traveled to Delhi, India to document cases of dowry abuse. Just a month earlier, in December 2012, the brutal gang rape and murder of a young college student by six...

Abortion: A Zero Sum Game?

December 18, 2013

Michigan's "Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act" discriminates against trauma survivors. Ever one of the most controversial political topics, abortion has held a strong byline in US media since the passage of Roe v. Wade in 1973. This time, Michigan is taking the lead in establishing...

The Free Fall of Tarun Tejpal

December 03, 2013

A sexual assault in India raises questions about widespread sexual harassment of women at work. The arrest of Tarun Tejpal, the founder and editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine, for the alleged rape of a junior female employee, symbolizes the corruption that has poisoned India’s soul....