Puja Changoiwala

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Gujarat riots: ‘They raped me, butchered my child because we were Muslims. 17 years on, I have justice – and faith in Indian law’

Bilkis Bano watched a Hindu mob kill her child then gang-rape and murder her family in the 2002 riots in Gujarat, India. Now at the end of her long fight for justice, she’s sometimes not sure which was worse – the crime or the trial.

19 May 2019 - 10:40AM

Bilkis Bano watched a Hindu mob kill her child then gang-rape and murder her family in the 2002 riots in Gujarat, India. Now at the end of her long fight for justice, she’s sometimes not sure which was worse – the crime or the trial.

Gujarat riots: ‘They raped me, butchered my child because we were Muslims. 17 years on, I have justice – and faith in Indian law’
Prayed for a child, raped by a godman: India’s deadly childbirth superstitions

While self-styled holy men prey on couples desperate for children, myths surrounding eclipses can be just as deadly. Welcome to Maharashtra.

5 Oct 2018 - 10:54AM

While self-styled holy men prey on couples desperate for children, myths surrounding eclipses can be just as deadly. Welcome to Maharashtra.

Prayed for a child, raped by a godman: India’s deadly childbirth superstitions
India: no country for transgender women

Four women are raped every hour in India, recently named the world’s most dangerous place for women. And for transgender women, it’s even worse.

8 Jul 2018 - 2:47PM

Four women are raped every hour in India, recently named the world’s most dangerous place for women. And for transgender women, it’s even worse.

India: no country for transgender women
India’s killer ‘godmen’ and their sacrificial children

A new law is aimed at stopping self-styled holy men from murdering and mutilating children to gain divine favour, but widespread ignorance and blind devotion still fuel the ritualistic killings.

14 Apr 2018 - 1:32PM

A new law is aimed at stopping self-styled holy men from murdering and mutilating children to gain divine favour, but widespread ignorance and blind devotion still fuel the ritualistic killings.

India’s killer ‘godmen’ and their sacrificial children