When a woman in Delhi was raped and murdered in December, people in India were outraged. But did India’s protesters help galvanize the world? On Tuesday, February 26, The World hosted a Google+ Hangout designed to ask those working in the field to dive into the question: Is this truly a global movement for women’s safety?
Panel Moderator: Jeb Sharp is show producer for The World, responsible for the program’s overall sound and editorial content. She is also a longtime correspondent with a focus on human rights. Her reporting on rape as a weapon of war won a 2009 Dart Award for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma.
Rosemary Barberet is a sociology professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. She represents the International Sociological Association at the United Nations and is a founding member of Criminologists Without Borders.
Anita Raj is a professor of Global Public Health and Medicine at UC San Diego, focused on gender-based violence and sexual health for girls in South Asia and immigrants in the US.
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