Not just a name

The world was outraged by her suffering and was humbled by the courage with which she fought back. Nirbhaya, as she came to be known, was the name by which TOI paid tribute to her courage. Read on to find out.


 

The world was outraged by her suffering. And was humbled by the courage and the fortitude with which she fought back. Nirbhaya, as she came to be known, was the name by which TOI paid tribute to her courage.

 

The name became symbolic of the plight of women and served as a specific rallying cry for protests that shook the nation. Many changes in laws and trial procedures followed. Her privacy was protected and the name speaks for women everywhere as they seek freedom from fear.

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