Sheetal Gulway, teacher, Pune

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I am an NGO teacher, and I have been working with basti (slum) kids for several years now. My main aim in life has always been equal access to education for all. A large chunk of my news comes from the Marathi media such as ABP and Sakal.

With the current events in politics, reporting of crimes against women has taken a backseat. The crime rate is rather high and yet you don’t register it because there is so much politics that demands your attention.

Media channels should focus on how these cases occurred and how they can help the victim’s family. Instead, they are more concerned with their ratings. If I was a journalist I would go to any possible lengths to make sure that rapists are convicted. …

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