Tag: Child brides

I am Nirbhaya

 
/ December 16, 2013

A year ago tens of thousands came out in protest on the streets in India. Angry, hurt and exhausted that it had happened again, another girl had lost her life to a sexual assault of the most brutal kind. The collective Indian memory remembers her as Nirbhaya, the fearless oneβ€”perhaps...

I Refuse to be Silenced

 
/ February 14, 2014

The names in this video have been changed to protect identities. A marriage proposal came for her. She met the family, liked them.They liked her. When the boy’s family demanded a dowry, her parents refused. And then started the torment. Community Correspondent Chanda Bharti from Uttar Pradesh reports. She refused...