Mumbai incident revives debate on ‘rape culture’

Business Standard

The gangrape of a a 22-year old photojournalist in Mumbai has again revived the debate on the reasons behind failure to curb violence against women. “Unfortunately, rape culture is not steadily creeping in the fabric of India, it is deep rooted and ingrained in our social consciousness at every level.

Even great Indian poets and writers have made spontaneous blunders bringing in sexism in literature and calling women powerless,” Devi Prasad Tripathi, MP and General Secretary, Nationalist Congress Party said. Continue reading.