A Rapist's Nightmare Summary

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In the NY Times article “A Rapist’s Nightmare,” Nicholas Kristof notes the change of laws and life in Lucknow, India based on one young girl’s ability to stand up against her rapist. In northern India it was common for men to rape the girls, but that all changed when Bitiya a teenage girl fought back, and filed a case against her rapists endangering not only herself, but her family as well. “I want them in jail”, Bitiya says showing her determination to not only stand up for herself the other victims as well, she wants people to know that rape is a serious matter and you will be punished for it(Kristof 2). The rape suspects were eventually arrested, and even had to sell their land in order to make bail, people in this area are now realizing

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