December 30, 2012

Why India Is So Damn Violent

Rupa Subramanya, Wall Street Journal

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Changing centuries of patriarchy and misogyny won’t happen overnight, nor will a creaky criminal justice system magically repair itself. Let’s not forget that misogyny and sexual violence were prevalent in many western countries, too, and it took decades of work by lawmakers, feminist thinkers and social activists to change attitudes. There were no quick fixes anywhere else, and there’s no quick fix in India.

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