Commentaries by Ankita Yadav and Vaibhav Gaur

Kiran Jonnalagadda from Bangalore, India, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

The brutal rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in India’s Uttar Pradesh (UP) region in September 2020 and the road leading to a subsequent verdict, raise questions about sex, caste, and class-based discrimination in India. The Hathras rape case, as it is colloquially known, clearly depicts the double discrimination faced by Dalit women. [...]