The Delhi gang rape sparked widespread public anger. It also reopened the debate about discrimination of women in India. Where the authorities are failing them, many women are now taking matters into their own hands. The fight back has begun.
A list of alleged sexual predators, comprising mainly professors from Indian universities, was recently posted and spread virally on social media, once again shining a spotlight on the issue of sex crimes in India.
The Supreme Court's ruling that having sexual intercourse with a wife aged under 18 is rape marks a big step forward in the fight against child marriage and sexual abuse of minors. But many worry about its enforcement.
Condoms are among the least popular contraceptive methods in India. The government has now introduced an unprecedented online condom distribution service to improve their utility. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
A popular guru was arrested Saturday by police in north-western India for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman. The second such arrest in the country in recent weeks has triggered fears of more rioting by supporters.
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