After her own rape, author says victims of sexual violence are more than ‘broken beings’

After being gang-raped as a teenager in Mumbai, Sohaila Abulali broke taboos around sexual assault by speaking out publicly about her experience. Jeffrey Brown spoke with Abulali about her new book, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape,” in which she draws on this personal experience, her subsequent professional work and broader research to analyze how society talks about rape.

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