Uttar Pradesh, India, April 12, 2021. A new FRONTLINE documentary investigates a shocking wave of rapes in India and allegations of cover-ups.

India's Rape Scandal

July 20, 2021 / 28m

Season 2021: Episode 6

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Photo: Jess Kelly


Award-winning FRONTLINE correspondent Ramita Navai investigates a wave of shocking rape cases in India — some of them drawing in politicians from the country’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party — and allegations of cover-ups, despite the fact that the government has vowed zero tolerance.

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