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Delhi braveheart Damini remembered on Dec 16

Delhi braveheart Damini remembered on Dec 16

India TV News Desk [ Updated: December 17, 2013 9:09 IST ]
  • Members of Jagori, an Indian NGO enact a play to highlight domestic violence against women as they mark the first anniversary of the fatal gang rape of Damini in New Delhi. (AP Photo)
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    Members of Jagori, an Indian NGO enact a play to highlight domestic violence against women as they mark the first anniversary of the fatal gang rape of Damini in New Delhi. (AP Photo)

  • American playwright and activist Eve Ensler speaks at a gathering to mark the first anniversary of the fatal gang rape of Damini. (AP Photo)
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    American playwright and activist Eve Ensler speaks at a gathering to mark the first anniversary of the fatal gang rape of Damini. (AP Photo)

  • Students, Bollywood actresses and women's groups held rallies and candlelight vigils across India on Monday in memory of young Damini whose fatal gang rape on a moving bus one year ago shook the nation's conscience. (AP Photo)
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    Students, Bollywood actresses and women's groups held rallies and candlelight vigils across India on Monday in memory of young Damini whose fatal gang rape on a moving bus one year ago shook the nation's conscience. (AP Photo)

  • Indian students from the Jawaharlal Nehru University shout slogans before a candle light vigil on the first of Damini's rape anniversary. The attack sparked protests across the country. The outrage spurred the government to adopt more stringent laws that doubled prison terms for rape and criminalized voyeurism, stalking, acid attacks and the trafficking of women.(AP Photo)
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    Indian students from the Jawaharlal Nehru University shout slogans before a candle light vigil on the first of Damini's rape anniversary. The attack sparked protests across the country. The outrage spurred the government to adopt more stringent laws that doubled prison terms for rape and criminalized voyeurism, stalking, acid attacks and the trafficking of women.(AP Photo)

  • Parents of Damini who was fatally raped in a New Delhi bus light a flame in her memory, on the first anniversary of the incident, in New Delhi. The victim, a 23 year old physiotherapy student, became a rallying cry for tens of thousands protesting the treatment of women. In some ways, the case cracked a cultural taboo surrounding discussion of sexual violence in a country where rape is often viewed as a woman's personal shame to bear. (AP Photos)
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    Parents of Damini who was fatally raped in a New Delhi bus light a flame in her memory, on the first anniversary of the incident, in New Delhi. The victim, a 23 year old physiotherapy student, became a rallying cry for tens of thousands protesting the treatment of women. In some ways, the case cracked a cultural taboo surrounding discussion of sexual violence in a country where rape is often viewed as a woman's personal shame to bear. (AP Photos)

  • Parents of Damini who was fatally raped in a New Delhi bus pray for her, on the first anniversary of the incident, in New Delhi. (AP Photo)
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    Parents of Damini who was fatally raped in a New Delhi bus pray for her, on the first anniversary of the incident, in New Delhi. (AP Photo)

  • Flowers and candles are placed near a placard reading Damini , a symbolic name given to a gang raped victim, in New Delhi. (AP Photo)
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    Flowers and candles are placed near a placard reading Damini , a symbolic name given to a gang raped victim, in New Delhi. (AP Photo)

  • Condolence to Damini, a symbolic name given to a gang rape victim, in New Delhi. (AP Photo)
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    Condolence to Damini, a symbolic name given to a gang rape victim, in New Delhi. (AP Photo)

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