A 23 year old Indian student was brutally gang raped on a moving bus on December 16, after which she went into cardiac arrest and needed stomach surgeries. This incident has sparked a wave of protests throughout India. Men and women alike are demanding fast tracking of rape trials across the country and strenghthening laws related to sex attacks. Many rape victims are bravely coming forward in the protests as well, despite the obvious risks. The outpouring of protests is a clash between traditional values and the new generation of young people (especially educated women) that is sure to last.