Shame In Khaki

  • Police apathy stemming from political interference March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN's special investigation has exposed the shocking attitudes of police towards women and crimes against them. Police officials claim there is political interference in rape cases and that the force is underpaid, overworked and frustrated at work. "There is always political pressure to make false cases look like true...
  • Haryana: Mentally challenged rape survivor struggles with police March 7, 2013

    Haryana: While the laws on crimes against women still need strengthening, activists say no attention is paid to how the upholders of the law, the police, even at senior levels, do their job on the ground. In a Haryana city, just a 100 kms from Delhi, a DSP displayed complete...
  • Shame in khaki: Indian policemen still blame women for sexual violence March 7, 2013

    Jaipur/Lucknow/Chandigarh: "Asli rape ek ya do per cent honge, 98 per cent sehmati hai (Actual rapes account for only one to two per cent of the cases, rest are all consensual sex)" - a policeman in Alwar, Rajasthan - "Tang kapda, chhota kapda, make-up... zaahir taur pe nahin kahenge, par man...