The system: The system is heavily loaded against the woman. Right from the attitude of the society, to the attitude of the average police station, to the final ordeal in the Indian courts, that may drag on for years and keep going to higher courts.
That only increases the trauma for the victim.
There was so much outrage in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, but has any politician come out with a meaningful white paper to tackle the whole system that the victim has to face from the beginning to the end?
Image: Women activists shout slogans demanding safety for women as they stage a protest Tuesday, Dec.18, 2012, condemning the gang rape of a 23-year-old student on a city bus late Sunday in New Delhi. (AP)