Why Should We Honour Someone Who Publicly Condoned Rape As A Political Tool?

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, or Veer Savarkar as he is often referred to, publicly promoted the use of rape of ‘the women of the enemy’ as a war or political strategy. Should we be honouring such a person?

If we don’t use every opportunity that we have to speak out against any attempt at normalizing rape – the silence will remain and any further information about rape will continue to be given through the lens of that normalization.

I borrowed the above lines from this article and modified them, because it perfectly sums up what we need to do every time someone tries to defend a heinous crime like rape.

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Why Should We Honour Someone Who Publicly Condoned Rape As A Political Tool?

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