Crimes against women continues to be on the rise, notwithstanding a plethora of laws, rules
and institutional mechanisms that are in place. Each time a conscience shattering crime
against a woman is reported, it triggers response that could range from utter indifference to
irreprehensible absurdity. Why is our social fabric seeing such erosion? Why do law enforcing agencies continue to disappoint? Why is the State failing?
For answers, we turn to a panel of experts — Odisha High Court Advocate Sujata Jena, Additional Commissioner of Police, Bhubaneswar, Rekha Lohani, #MeToo India Coordinator Rituparna Chatterjee, #WomComMatters founder Spurthi Kolipaka and Public Policy Analyst Sambit Dash
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