Academic studies on rape in India are beginning to examine the offenders' perspective as well
A film banned by Indian authorities about the deadly rape of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi has opened in the United States to acclaim, with Hollywood star Meryl Streep saying it deserves to win an Academy Award.
Udwin, journalist Barkha Dutt and women's rights activist Sunitha Krishnan were invited to the Women In The World summit in New York.
Delhi High Court has refused to pass an order for prosecution of BBC and the British director of the documentary 'India's Daughter' on the Delhi gangrape.
The Delhi High Court on Friday sought reply from Leslee Udwin, the director of the controversial documentary on 16 December, 2012 gangrape, on a plea of convict Mukesh Singh seeking a CBI inquiry and Udwin's prosecution.
The Delhi High Court declined an interim prayer of a law student seeking a lift of the ban on telecasting the BBC documentary 'India's Daughter'.
India's Daughter maker Leslee Udwin says govt is bluffing: 'MHA knew exactly what I was trying to do'
"I made it very clear what I was trying to do. I got permission from MHA on certain conditions, all of which I adhered to. There was no subterfuge. They knew exactly what I was trying to do.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from two advocates for allegedly making derogatory remarks in BBC's documentary 'India's Daughter'.
An early preview of the film, before it was banned, included statistics of rape and sexual assault from all over the world
Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on Wednesday a plea seeking to place before it a copy of the controversial documentary on the 16 December gangrape case.
Criticising BBC for going ahead with the telecast of 'India's Daughter', a documentary based on the Delhi gang rape, an article in the latest edition of RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' has accused the channel of "double standards" and questioned its intentions behind running the film despite a ban.
Police on Friday registered an FIR in connection with the screening of banned documentary, India's Daughter, in south Delhi's Sant Ravi Dass camp area.
After veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar voiced his strong opinion in favour of "India's Daughter", his son Farhan Akhtar has come forward to support the controversial documentary, saying filmmaker Leslee Udwin's intent is not to defame India.
British-based filmmaker Leslee Udwin says the Indian government should hang its head in shame for banning her documentary on the December 16, 2012 fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old Delhi woman.
. By banning the documentary, the Indian political class and their supporters managed to turn a mediocre documentary into a symbol of free speech; offer damning "evidence" of our cultural blindness to the plight of our own citizens; and render invisible the critical and concerted resistance of Indians against such violence. The long-standing paranoia the Indian government displays against foreign journalists achieves exactly the same effects.
Leslee Udwin, took on Times Now, in an email to it VP, News Operations Hector Kenneth for one sidedly bashing her documentary India's Daughter.
India's ban on the BBC gangrape documentary will "not last very long" as the country's courts "are not puppets" of the government and civilised values will return, the British filmmaker behind the controversial film has said.
Streep told a packed auditorium that victim Jyoti Singh was not only India's daughter but "she's our daughter, too."
While defending the ban on Leslee’s documentary we are responding to our instinctive tendency to be secretive about our weaknesses and inadequacies.