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Sita says sorry: considering the culture of victim blaming in India

Dhir, Neha (2015) Sita says sorry: considering the culture of victim blaming in India. South Asia @ LSE (21 Jan 2015). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Neha Dhir explores the trend of victim blaming in incidents of violence against women through her satirical essay. She highlights how high-level politicians have repeatedly indicated that women bear some, if not all, the responsibility if they are assaulted, contributing to the culture which has resulted in India being ranked the fourth most dangerous place for women.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 02 May 2017 15:04
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 16:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/75056

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