Press Releases for India's Daughter

  1. Acclaimed Documentary India's Daughter Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, November 16, 2015, on PBS

    September 8, 2015

    (San Francisco, CA) – In 2012, a promising 23-year-old medical student named Jyoti Singh was brutally gang raped and murdered in Delhi. Her horrifying ordeal and tragic death sparked riots in the streets of Indian cities, leading to changes in Indian law and what activists hope will be widespread change in the way women are allowed to live their lives in

  2. Independent Lens: India’s Daughter Wins 2016 Peabody Award

    April 26, 2015

    (San Francisco, CA) – Independent Lens is proud to announce that Leslee Udwin’s India’s Daughter, which premiered on the PBS series in November 2015, is the winner of a 2016 Peabody Award. The Peabody Awards are bestowed by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication; this is Independent Lens’s 15th Peabody