Kathryn Lum

Dr. Kathryn Lum is a postdoctoral researcher at the Migation Policy Centre, European University Institute, Florence, where she coordinates a research project on Indian migration to the EU and teaches on gender and migration.



Violence against women in India is endemic to society, and is also justified by distinctions of caste. After the gang rape of Delhi and the subsequent wave of protests, the government has implemented measures to increase penalties and expand the range of penalties. To keep attention focused on gender violence is necessary, however, a cultural movement that reaches young people and the new middle class.

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