This handy guide will help with the vertigo.
The most important part is the final section, I think, which gives us an account of what one failure in justice in the US looks like in purely monetary terms.
But the middle part, which lists parties’ priorities, is important. It gives on an idea, I suspect, of why republicans like testing students so much. It’s relatively cheap!
Indian Rape Victim’s Death Stirs Outrage and Resolve
“The gang rape and death of a young Indian woman has sparked an outpouring of national grief and outrage, and a question: Will the tragedy prompt change, in laws and attitudes toward women, in the world’s largest democracy?”
Rape victim’s death sparks lockdown in India
“…Outrage and protest about the assault escalated violently last week when police used batons, water cannon and tear gas in clashes with hundreds of demonstrators; one policeman died in the protests. Indian authorities, fearing a new wave of demonstrations yesterday, deployed hundreds of policemen to seal off the President’s palace, the Prime Minister’s office and key ministries, which have been the scene of battles between police and civilians. They closed 10 metro stations and banned vehicles from some main roads in the centre of the capital.
Although more than 1,000 people gathered at two locations, the demonstrations were peaceful. In one spot, a wreath studded with white flowers was laid on the road, a candle lit and a silent tribute held for the young woman. Near by, members of a theatre group played small tambourines and sang songs urging society to wake up and end discrimination against women…”
Indian Rape Sparks Gender-Inequality Debate (WSJ video: 3 minutes, 14 seconds)
“The death of the victim of a gang rape in India has set off a fresh wave of national grief and outrage. The WSJ’s Nisha Gopalan [and Deborah Kan] conside[r] whether it could also lead to legal changes to protect women’s rights.”
Indian Women March: ‘That Girl Could Have Been Any One of Us’
For what it reveals, explicitly or implicitly, see here for India’s government on gender statistics and gender (in)equality