"Don't tell me what to wear, tell your sons not to rape!" was one of many poignant messages splashed on placards during massive protests that erupted late last year in New Delhi over the brutal rape/murder of a medical student who eventually succumbed to her injuries weeks later.
In my opinion, this admonition is not just a message for conservative societies, but also for ones such as ours that sadly continue to rant about the need for women to dress a certain way to avoid inviting trouble.
People with such a mindset seem to have a highly backward approach to addressing sexual violence against women.
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