A rape takes place in India every 20 minutes. The rape of the 23-year-old student took place just before Christmas 2012, bringing thousands of people on to the streets to demand greater protection for women. All of this happened before the current prime minister, Narendra Modi, took office, but he would like the entire subject to just go away. Maiyoraa is joined by Adrija Dey to discuss digital activism and how it has shaped political engagement in India, especially given the repression under the current Modi government.
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