Tag Archives | crime

About The Sarika Project

What is “The Sarika Project”? The trigger (for this endeavour) of gathering and sharing media communications on social issues was That girl, the one without the name. The one just like us. The one whose battered body stood for all the anonymous women in this country whose rapes and deaths are a footnote in the left-hand [...]

The danger to women lurks within us

[Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on my other blog.] In a Dec 27, 2012 editorial in The Hindu, Praveen Swami shares several statistics on how other countries have combated rape. Lest we take too much comfort from some of the statistics, he reminds us that in a culture of misogyny, legal and judicial reforms [...]

Crime does not pay – a rebooting manifesto

[Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on my other blog.] It’s been over a week since a hapless young medical student was brutally gang-raped and mercilessly beaten to within a micro-inch of her life. In this glorious nation’s capital.. inside a moving private bus with tinted windows that drove past five police checkposts without [...]