Time Magazine lists 'India's Rape epidemic' amongst the top 10 world stories
- Dec 05, 2013, 14:30 PM IST
New Delhi:Time Magazine has listed 'India's Rape Epidemic' as the ninth most important story in its list of 'Top World News Story of 2013'.
The article's main focus was two rape incidents that rocked the nation. The Delhi gang-rape in December 2012 and the rape of photojournalist in Mumbai evoked massive protests across the nation.
Time Magazine reported that incidents have highlighted the vulnerable state of women in India. Two incidents have highlighted the notorious patriarchal mindset of the society, the article quoted.
The top three stories in the list are- "Syria's Civil War — and the War That Didn't Happen"; "Iran's New Chapter" and "The End of Egypt's Revolution?"
'Bangladesh's Factory Disaster'- "the worst industrial disaster in recent memory, killing over 1,100 workers", was classified as the seventh top world news story.
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