Throughout South Asia, women face rape at the hands of men who will almost certainly get away with it. Rafia Zakaria, a columnist for Ms Magazine writes of one case in particular (worth clicking to read the whole article). […]
But this lack of justice for the victims of rape is not something that happens only in Pakistan. Women in India and Bangladesh also face a criminal justice system stacked against them. For example, Dalit women in India who are raped face a judicial system that weighs against he poor, unless it becomes a story in the media. Let’s hope that the perpetrators of this rape will receive the punishment that they deserve for destroying the life of Magdalene Ashraf.