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The Power of Persuasion: India's New Super Hero Is A Tiger-Riding, Rabble-Rousing Rape Survivor


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The Power of Persuasion: India's New Super Hero Is A Tiger-Riding, Rabble-Rousing Rape Survivor

India's savage 2012 gang rape of a student who later died caused global outrage and a toughening of Indian sexual violence laws. Still, societal change comes hard in an infamously unsafe country where a rape is reported every 16 minutes - and where a new film in which one of the perpetrators blithely blames the victim for being out that night is causing furor, but little surprise. Enter Priya's Shakti, a new comic book starring a rape survivor turned tiger-riding superhero. Priya's power: Her belief she can transform the world.