Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Rape and Sexual Harassment in IndiaDownload audio (MP3)
Thousands of people have been taking to the streets in India to protest the brutal gang rape and subsequent death of a 23-year-old woman. The attack has highlighted conditions for Indian women, many of whom complain that rampant sexual harassment and even rape often go unpunished. We talk with a panel of local Indian-American women about the incident.
Host: Thuy Vu
- Sarah Khan, program director for Maitri, a Santa Clara-based non-profit helping South Asian survivors of domestic violence, cultural alienation and human trafficking
- Shalini Nataraj, director of advocacy and partnerships for the Global Fund For Women
- Sonia Faleiro, author of "Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars"