SOCIAL JUSTICE

Can a comic fight sex trafficking in India? December 04, 2019

More than 32,000 rape cases were reported in India in 2017 alone. Veterinarian Priyanka Reddy, 27, was recently gang-raped and smothered to death before her body was burned by four young men in Hyderabad.

Such cases inspire Ram Devineni’s comic book series Priya Shakti. Al Jazeera examines how the comic addresses the stigma surrounding sex trafficking.

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