Thousands of Indians again took to the streets Saturday to demand a government crackdown on violence against women. That, after the women whose gang rape triggered days of protests across India died.
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.
Indians are outraged over police handling of a case involving teenage girls who were gang-raped and hanged from a tree. Legal expert Indira Jaising says the problem lies in a lack of legal and political accountability.
Indian's Supreme Court has granted two young men convicted of a fatal gang-rape a stay of execution. The attack on a 23-year-old student in 2012 shocked the country, triggering street demonstrations and tougher laws.
Rights activists have criticized the lack of focus in Indian elections on issues related to women's safety, despite increasing violence against women in the South Asian country.
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