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Sarah Everard & Nirbhaya: Comparisions and Commonalities


This brief communication in the form of the editorial attempts to draw out the parallels between two grisly incidents in two parts of the world. The vertiginous ferocity of the incidents jostled outrage across the nations— Sarah Everard’s kidnap and murder on 03 March 2021 and barbarity on Nirbhaya through gang-rape and subsequent murder in December 2012. Both the cases unveil an underlying culture of misogyny.  The question remains how do we tackle misogyny. Perhaps, deployment of Ubuntu through community engagement is a way forward to magnify respect for women via-à-vis respect for humanity.


Sarah Everard, Nirbhaya, Kidnap, Gang-rape, Murder, Misogyny, Ubuntu, United Kingdom, India



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