Inadequate measures

Words and deeds

Print edition : April 03, 2015

Activists of the Communist Party of India burn an effigy representing the culprits in the December 2012 gang rape, in Hyderabad on March 6. Photo: NOAH SEELAM/AFP

Special Investigation Team officials inspect the spot where a Nepali woman was gang-raped, at Bahu Akbarpur village in Rohtak district, Haryana, on February 12. The woman was dead by the time the crime was discovered. Photo: PTI

A procession in Kolkata on June 21, 2013, protesting against the rise in crimes against women and incidents of rape in West Bengal. The banner says such crimes had brought shame on the State. Photo: Sushanta Patronobish

The furore about the documentary film on the Delhi gang-rape draws attention to how inadequate the government’s measures are in dealing with crimes against women.
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