The Indian government has banned gatherings of more than five people in the capital, Delhi. But the move didn't stop more angry protests on Sunday.
The Supreme Court's recent move to grant clemency to a number of people on death row has given hope to rights organizations and lawyers that India could be moving towards abolishing the death penalty.
Thousands of girls are trafficked across India and sold in the cities as domestic servants or end up in prostitution rackets. Experts believe that the slave trade is being fueled by dire conditions on tea plantations.
India's capital New Delhi is hosting the 10th Asian Women's Film Festival. This year's event offers female filmmakers a platform to showcase their works on sexual abuse, identity and empowerment.
The fatal gang rape of a student in New Delhi last year triggered outrage and protests across India. One year after the crime, lawyer Pinky Anand says victims of sexual violence feel more confident to speak out.
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