Violence on women in Indian cinema

2013-11-28 00:00

WITH the 16 days of activism to promote non-violence against women under way across South Africa, a look at how Indian cinema has treated gender violence might be in order.

In previous decades, the abuse of women on screen, whether sexual, violent or emotional, was largely accepted as a reflection of the unspoken societal norms of the times. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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