Chronicle of deaths foretold

Topics BOOK REVIEW | Rape law | rape case

In 2012, a gang of men set upon and horrifically raped a female student on a bus in New Delhi. The crime made international news and provoked national protests that led to some changes in the laws. But Indian women with big dreams were on notice anyway.

Seven years on, the Indian National Crime Records Bureau logged an average 88 rape charges a day. Sonia Faleiro set out to examine India’s rape culture, but what she ended up revealing was something even more mundane and terrifying. In May 2014, photographs of two teenage.

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