Bhanwari Devi (right) with her daughter Rameshwari, in Mangalore

The Irony Of Iconhood – The Life And Times Of Bhanwari Devi

India's rape culture has given birth to many women activists and icons. Bhanwari Devi, a victim of gang-rape in 1992, is one of them. As an epitome of sheer courage and conviction, she inspires women to take a stand for their rights. But the irony of the whole situation is that even after she has won awards, recognition and leadership status at all levels, her very basic need, justice, remains unfulfilled!