After Hadiya and "Nirbhaya": From Chicago to Delhi What Does Justice Look Like?

April 6, 2013

(WBEZ/file)

Here in the United States, Chicago in particular, street crime has taken the lives of far too many of our youth. In India, the issue of sexual violence has captured headlines. The tragic deaths of Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old girl who was shot and killed just a few blocks away from her school, and "Nirbhaya," the 23-year-old woman who was gang-raped by six men in a moving bus in Delhi, raise the question: what does justice for victims and survivors look like?

  • Cheryl Graves, founder and Co-Director of Community Justice for Youth Institute
  • Mariame Kaba, founder and Director of Project NIA
  • Sangeetha Ravichandran, program coordinator at A Long Walk Home's Girl/Friends Leadership Institute
  • Alice Kim, director of The Public Square (co-moderator)
  • Ryan Lugalia-Hollon, Justice Fellow at the Adler School and member of the SJI team at UIC (co-moderator)

 

 


Recorded live Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the UIC Pavilion part of WBEZ's 6th Annual Global Activism Expo.