Should the name of "India's daughter" be revealed? Her father says doing so will give courage to rape victims who have survived other attacks.

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Should the name of "India's daughter" be revealed? Her father says doing so will give courage to rape victims who have survived other attacks.

Should the name of

  • Start date:Jan 8, 2013
  • End date:Jan 9, 2013
  • Voters: 590 times
  • Yes
    80.3%
  • No
    13.9%
  • I don't know
    3.6%
  • I'm not familiar with the case
    2.2%

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  • Discussion 6 : 08 Jan 2013 at 18.156

    Whilst I have respect and sympathy for the father I am unconvinced that her name needs to be released. I am trying to gauge my own feelings on this, impossible sure. However, I believe that anonymity is important to many victims coming forward and we must acknowledge the stigma associated with rape in many cultures. Remember, this girl said sorry on her deathbed. Surely we don't need to know her name to keep up the momentum?

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    Discussion 5 : 08 Jan 2013 at 09.535

    Respect the fathers wishes .Rapists have to be scared of the consequences .

  • Discussion 4 : 08 Jan 2013 at 08.454

    I see no reason to name the victim. What is needed most is a well publicized support system for all rape victims. Plus serious penalties for the rapists.

  • Discussion 3 : 08 Jan 2013 at 08.263

    This was more than just an "ordinary" rape. From the extent of her attackers, the attackers clearly wanted her to die. Burn them at the stake!

  • Discussion 2 : 08 Jan 2013 at 07.212

    Reading the news it seems like "India's daughter" could become a synonym for not only this one victim but for many similar victims. Exposing one gang rape is just the first step. Expose them all and jail the perpetrators.

  • Discussion 1 : 08 Jan 2013 at 05.201

    I voted "I don't know". Why? because she is unable to make that decision for herself. She is totally blameless and if she had survived how she chose to handle the horrendous ordeal would have been part of her healing process. If you give a name to a victim the media will come up with everything else.......total exposure. Would she have wanted that? I would like to believe there is already enough public support to give courage to other victims.

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