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India Sons

Tale of False Rape Case Survivors

India's Sons is a feature length documentary film throwing light on lives that have been destroyed because of false accusations of rape. From an 18 year old who spent 5 years in prison before being honorably acquitted to a 70 year old who took his own life because of mere statements ruining his goodwill of years; From an activist who saved animals but got falsely accused of ravishing a woman to an IPS officer who became a victim of a false accusation due to politics; From a man who was one of the several men accused of rape on promise of marriage by the same woman to a man who got falsely accused of gangrape twice by the same woman, the film exposes deep flaws in the system, absolute disregard of rights of one gender in order to protect the other, unbelievable lies that are told with elan in courts and hopelessness that looms over people who are falsely accused. It's a first person account of men and families who bore the brunt of being called a rapist and a rapists family, only to be eventually honorably acquitted of the said crime after years of trial on basis of credible evidence proving beyond doubt that they were falsely accused. It’s a first person account of those whose gender became their biggest curse. It’s a story of those who are being treated as collateral damages - It’s a tale of the false rape case survivors - India’s Sons!

The film brings out voices that matter, facts that are shocking and tales that are moving. The documentary aims to bring to the fore an issue that poses a big threat to sanctity and strength of the rape laws. It makes a case that false rape cases aren't just a threat to men who suffer false accusations but also women who actually suffer trauma of rape. The film sends a message to the society that while its working tirelessly to protect its daughters, it's time for it to wake up to plight of India's Sons!


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