Your Call: What’s driving a rise in sexual violence in India?

Jun 10, 2015

On the June 10th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Bay Area-based filmmaker Nyna Pais Caputi about gender discrimination in India. India is ranked the fourth most dangerous place in the world for women.  Premiering during the SF Documentary Festival, Petals in the Dust: The Endangered Indian Girls  highlights how girls and women are devalued in Indian society, leading to a rise in gender violence.  How are women organizing to stop it? It’s Your Call with Hana Baba, and you.

Guest:

Nyna Pais Caputi, producer and director of Petals in the Dust: The Endangered Indian Girls

Web resources:

Petals in the Dust 

The Nation: In Rape Tragedies, the Shame is Ours

WaPo: India Blocks Film About New Delhi Rape Case 

NY Times: Interview Renews Horror of Delhi Gang Rape

Slate: “I Know It’s a Girl, and I Need Your Help to Get It Out of Me”