Yes, rather a bleak title. But, this is how I have been seeing India lately. If you are a frequent or regular reader here, this will come as no surprise. The one silver lining is that social and media awareness about gender inequality and violence against women is at the highest it has ever been — in this country as well as across the world. So, there's that.
Aamir Khan at the 2015 Women in the World Summit talking about his social awareness TV show: 'Satyamev Jayate'.
This recent article about how India's arranged marriage scene is changing brings to light a relatively new development: the marriage detective. Apparently, people fake details on their marriage profiles and these detectives dig deep to "out" any omissions and/or misrepresentations. Fascinating stuff.