A new report by the Indian government that pertains to the situation o f women in their country calls for action to defend the rights and dignity of females. Chief Justice Sharan Verma oversaw the report which blasts the inept police of the country as well as male chauvinistic attitudes that place women in a powerless second class citizenship. The report calls for an end of police spending time questioning victims rather than criminals and heavier sentences to those who assault women
Even as the report became public the trial of five men who beat, raped and killed a woman was taking place. It is among the first times that Indian men are actuality on trial for violating the dignity and lives of females.
The real question is whether the government will do something!