Sri Lanka: India, rape and television

The Black Lullaby on how soaps make some serious points sometimes, and how the seriousness of rape related issues are sometimes touched on in Ekta Kapoor's soaps. “An area Kapoor takes very seriously is rape because statistics show that a total number of 36 million women are raped in India every year. Through her soaps she attempts to address this broad issue and make people understand the pain of enduring such a hideous crime and how dealing with it afterward doesn’t get any better.”

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