Two months ago, a young woman was gang raped and flung from a moving bus in Delhi. On Tuesday, court proceedings against her alleged attackers began.
A group of engineers in India have designed an electric bra as a rape defense system. The lingerie - capable of causing severe burns - is called Society Harnessing Equipment (SHE).
The Indian government's proposal to try juveniles as adults in rape cases has triggered strong reactions from rights groups. Critics say the existing law should be properly debated before New Delhi decides to change it.
A fatal gang rape case in New Delhi has spotlighted the issue of violence against women in India. While Indian women are no longer quiet, there's still a long way to go, lawyer and rights activist Vrinda Grover tells DW.
It is hard to imagine worse news coming out of India. In the space of just a few days three young women were raped and murdered under unspeakable circumstances. But speak about them we must, writes DW's Grahame Lucas.
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