January 8, 2013 – Segment 1

Today on the Marc Steiner Show, we will spend the first hour talking about rape and the fight for women’s rights, from India to Ohio.


We begin with a discussion of the gang rape – and subsequent death – of a young woman in New Delhi, India, which sparked nation-wide protests. Our guests will be: Elora Halim Chowdhury, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston’s College of Liberal Arts; and Amana Fontanella-Khan, a writer whose work has appeared in The New York TimesThe Financial Times, WSJ.com, Slate Magazine, and Double XSlate‘s women’s blog.