2017 was the year we fiercely spoke about the detrimental status of women in society, held marches and debates for their rights, respect and safety, yet things seem to have only gotten worse in our country.

In fact, a jarring report by National Crime Records Bureau recently revealed that a child is sexually abused every 15 minutes in India. That's how sick our crime spectrum is!

Unfortunately we live in a country where bigwigs of the nation justify such acts, stalking is normalized by our entertainment industry and rape culture doesn't seem to die down. Here are some of the heinous crimes out of the countless ones committed against women this year:  

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Let us hope that 2018 is better for women in India, and all across the world.