lundi 2 juillet 2018

India is the most dangerous country for women. It must face reality | Deepa Narayan

A global survey exposes a vicious cultural agreement that women have little value in our society

I am proud of the beauty and the ancient culture of my country, India. I am not proud of the fact that India has been named the most dangerous country in the world for women in a recent Thomas Reuters Foundation survey.

Perceptions matter. Perceptions dictate who we like, what happens to the stock market and who becomes the prime minister or president of a country. Perceptions of how women should be treated create a rape culture.

Indian women are in a constant state of vigilance, like a country on terrorist alert

Related: The India I grew up in has gone. These rapes show a damaged, divided nation | Anuradha Roy

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