Neesha Arter is a journalist and author in New York City. Her memoir, CONTROLLED, will be published in August 2015 by Heliotrope Books. Her work has appeared in The New York Observer, New York Magazine, Interview, and Teen Vogue.


A powerful new play on the 2012 gang rape and murder of an Indian student showcases actresses who have survived sexual violence in their own lives.

Nirbhaya’s Legacy

World attention on India’s rape epidemic has waned since the infamous killing of Jyoti Singh, but the country’s sexual violence crisis continues unabated.