Altering gender attitudes


by VIRENDRA SHARMALabour MP forEaling Southall ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN WILL NEED A COLLECTIVE EFFORT EVERY week it seems as though more bad news comes – another child raped and murdered, an­other girl killed, her life wasted. The stories are horrific, hours, days or weeks of abuse of a child by adult men. We need change, our children and our grandchildren need change. The rape and murder of eight-year-old Asifa in Kashmir shocked people, but it is just the most highly publicised case in a long list. When India’s prime minister Modi spoke in London at the Bharat Ki Baat…

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