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Indian police accused of failing rape victims despite reforms

In this file photo taken on February 21, 2017, an Indian social activist holds a placard during a protest against a rape at Hauz Khas village in New Delhi. Threatened, belittled and shamed: rape victims in India say reporting assault to police can worsen their trauma, despite landmark reforms in the wake of a horrific crime that promised to empower women in a country plagued by sexual violence. / AFP / SAJJAD HUSSAIN

 

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