Soniah Kamal

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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Can Bad Things Lead to Good Laws?

As the new year approaches I know the appropriate thing to do is make best of lists and write posts of good cheer; hopefully there will be time for that too. In the meantime, here is what I hope. Many people might not respect a law but they do not break it because of severe penalties. If respect for a man and a woman does not deter from rape, here's to hoping that laws against rape, in India and worldwide, are so severe, people think a million times before committing this crime. 

NEW DELHI — As protests grew in India on Saturday over the death of a young woman who was raped in New Delhi this month by several men in a moving bus, the police said six men accused of attacking her had been charged with murder.  read rest here

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