Five of the six suspects in the brutal India gang rape case have appeared in court. The case is expected to be fast-tracked and could begin in days. Protesters continue to demand tougher laws on violence against women.
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 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.
One in three women in the EU has been physically or sexually assaulted, according to a new study. DW takes a look at the violence committed against women - and the ways people around the globe are fighting back.
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.
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