The world knows that a woman has been raped in a Delhi-bus in India. The world doesn’t know that women have been raped in India every 20 minutes.
Across the nation, a woman is raped every 20 minutes, according to the National Crime Records Bureau. These frightening figures have risen steadily in recent years: in 2010, 24,206 rapes were reported, an almost 10% increase over 2001. The number of unreported rapes is without a doubt greater.
We know that sexualized violence is underreported. If it were not, we would have received much scary statistics. I will not be surprised if I get to know that a woman is raped every 20 seconds in India. India has high domestic violence, dowry death, bride burning rates. Don’t we already know that violence in the home normalizes violence in the street?
In June 2012, Trust Law’s poll showed Canada was the best G20 country, India was the worst.
In 2011, India was one of the worlds five most dangerous countries for women.
India blames women for being raped. India asks women not to get raped. India does not teach men not to rape. Misogyny is deep rooted in Indian society. Most Indians believe rape is about sex. They do not know that rape is not about sex, rape is about violence and violence is about pain. Men are attracted to “masculinity”. Masculinity teaches men to get pleasure by causing pain. They know humans are violent by nature. That’s all. But they don’t want to know humans are also adaptable, which allows human species to survive.
Obviously, men’s rights activists are more powerful and influential than feminists or women’s rights activists in India.
The truth is, women can’t stop rape. Men have to stop rape. Men have more power. They should be responsible for their own acts and behaviour. Yesterday I asked my cat how to stop rape. She gave me a straight answer, ‘men must stop raping’. Even cats know the simple fact that men must stop raping to end rape.
The woman in Delhi was not raped, but gangraped. Rape is now an outdated thing. Media is not anymore interested in rape. They are interested in gangrape. If you are not gangraped, none will come to help you. Rape culture of urban India has been replaced by gangrape culture.
Someone asked me on Twitter today, ‘what’s gonna happen when gang rape is outdated?’ I said, ‘mass murder of women!’ Seriously, what else!
You want to keep your male domination intact, your misogyny alive, you want to make women’s status low, women’s prostitution ( where men learn it is OK to rape women and children) increase, rape-porn sell, sex trafficking grow, and you think you can end rape! Never.
Grow up, guys! for the sake of humanity!