Search Results for Tag: Nirbhaya
The 22-year-old Devki had a dream: She wanted to be a taxi driver in Delhi, a city marred by violent crime against women and touted as the “rape capital of the world.” Film director Manuela Bastian accompanied this journey and spoke to WTO blogger Roma Rajpal Weiss.
Date08.03.2017 | 18:46
Tagsempower women, India, Manuela Bastian, Miss?, New Delhi, Nirbhaya, Roma Rajpal Weiß, Where to, women's rights, womentalkonline
I know, you’ve read enough already! You probably shook your head when you saw the headline. Another rape? God, what is this country coming to? Why don’t they do something about it? The shock turns into anger and then the anger fades into resignation.
Date28.05.2016 | 13:37
Tags#justiceforjisha, gang rape, Jisha, Jyoti, mass rape, Nirbhaya, Roma Rajpal Weiß, Violence against women, women's rights
In the backdrop of the numerous reported cases of rapes, gang rapes and widely visible discrimination against women in India, the German author, artist and social worker Dr. Katharina Poggendorf-Kakar spoke about the India-specific form of such violent acts. Dr. Poggendorf has lived in India since 2003 and travelled extensively through India to understand the basis of such atrocities on women.
Date14.07.2015 | 10:28
Tagsatrocities on women, cast system, Dr. Katharina Poggendorf-Kakar, gang rape, India, India's Daughter, Nirbhaya, rape, women's rights, womensrights
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, NDTV, India’s largest English news channel, was due to broadcast British filmmaker Leslee Udwin’s documentary India’s Daughter. The film is based on the brutal murder and gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, Jyoti Singh also known as Nirbhaya which means ‘The Fearless One’.
Date08.03.2015 | 13:26
TagsChild marriage, dowry death, Enough is enough, Female foeticide, gender bias, India, India's Daughter, Inernational Women's Day, Jyoti Singh, Leslee Udwin, New Delhi, Nirbhaya, The Fearless One, The Rape Capital of India
After the brutal gang rape of a young woman in December 2012 in the national capital, following which she succumbed to her injuries, there was a great upsurge of people protesting on the streets.
Date27.08.2014 | 12:02
On December 16 last year, six men brutally raped and tortured a 23-year-old girl in India’s capital, New Delhi. The incident shook India to the core. Indians finally woke up to the fact that women were unsafe. Mass protests helped in changing the laws against rape, punishing the accused and ensuring justice for the victim, but for her father, Badri Singh Pandey, time seems to have come to a standstill. DW journalist Aamir Ansari spoke to him.
Date13.12.2013 | 14:57
It’s Christmas time, but slowly I’m beginning to think that it’s that time of the year when some men’s “desire to rape and molest” goes into overdrive. The question I’m asking myself now is, are rapes and protests against rape going to become a national pastime for us Indians?
Date27.11.2013 | 15:18