This Ad Proves India’s Domestic Abuse Problem Is Worse Than Ever
As a result of the latter incident, India introduced tougher rape laws in March, including the death penalty for repeat offenders and those whose victims are left in a “vegetative state.”
Unfortunately, like many other countries undergoing rapid social change, India is leading rather than following societal trends. There are mundane stories of day-to-day suffering all over the country of 1.2 billion that the campaign hopes to bring to light. According to the text in the ads, more than 68% of women in India are victims of domestic violence, which is probably a conservative estimate considering that domestic violence is one of the most under-reported crimes in the West.