On the night of March 29, 1978, Rameeza Bee, a young woman in Hyderabad, was raped by three policemen. Her husband was beaten to death in trying to stop them. Public outrage and frenzy brought the city to a halt the following day. Rameeza Bee is just one more name in the long, never-ending roll call of survivors of violence against women in India. The assault on her is only one among countless others – many of them unaccounted, unacknowledged and unpunished – that women in the country have fought against.
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