1. RAPE CULTURE

    Mumbai Rapists Did Not Fear Law

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    The five men who allegedly raped a photojournalist in Mumbai earlier this year did not fear the law when they singled her out (as a "beautiful deer") and took her to a ruined building—after all, none of their previous victims had ever gone to the police. The New York Times on Sunday takes a look into India’s rape culture nearly a year after the Delhi rape that caused riots, and concludes that a key problem still remains: predators view rape as mischief, not a violent crime. There's also a culture of entitlement for men, take for example, the mother of one of accused who told the Times "obviously the fault is the girl's" for even going "into that jungle" and "she was wearing skimpy clothes."

    Read it at The New York Times