Daughters of Mother India

Vibha Bakshi / Weber Shandwick


Broadcasting the Daughters of Mother India documentary across 10 mainstream channels in eight languages to 10 million people, not only highlighted the shocking issue of how rape victims were treated by the police, but gave people in India, and around the world, hope that the situation could be improved. Police admitted there was a need for change and social media was abuzz with influencers sharing their concern and praising police for making positive strides towards change. The film spread its message far and wide, winning awards at the Toronto and New York film festivals. It was screened at the United Nations and at the Indian Embassy in Washington. The film has also been shown in Paris, London and Singapore as well as at universities worldwide. Police in India are now better equipped to deal with rape cases and reports of the crime have vastly increased.

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