India has achieved a lot in the 70 years since she got her independence way back in 1947. But where do we stand with it comes to the rights of women? How do we compare with the rest of the world? Have we progressed or regressed?
From a legal standpoint, India might seem far more progressive when it comes to women than most people give it credit for. Not only does it have several laws in place to safeguard women, like its abortion laws, it has also had a significant number of female leaders throughout its history, while the US is yet to have its first female president.
Then why is India the fourth most dangerous country in the world for women? Why does it lag behind on so many vital fronts when it comes to women?
Vitamin Stree dug deep and spoke to a host of experts and a wide range of women to figure this out.
If you still want to know more, you can check out the articles we have used as our sources from here, and if you are seeking help, Majlis, CREA & She Says are some of the organisations you can speak to.