‘No woman wants to be India’s f***ing daughter .’
That’s the war cry pulsing through social media timelines post the suspected rape and murder of a 26-year-old vet who was found at an underpass near Hyderabad on 28 November. She was on her way home, the previous evening, when two men waylaid her after deflating her bike’s tyre.
While four suspects have been arrested, a national outrage – across social media platforms – continues to question women’s safety in India. From Nirbhaya to this, have we made any headway at all, asks social media in unison.
‘If I'm Not Safe in My Homeland, Where Will I be Safe then?’
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‘No One Wants to be India’s Daughter’
“She told her sister she was scared. Every woman in this country is scared. She wasn’t out drinking, she wasn’t making feminist statements about her t**s, she wasn’t wearing vulgar clothes, she followed all your f***ing rules and she is gone.”Saloni Chopra, Actor