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.
An Indian court denied the appeals of three men convicted of a 2012 gang rape who wanted their death sentences lifted. The gang rape of a medical student sparked outrage in India and led to harsher sex crime penalties.
Campaigners have recorded over 100 deaths in the past four years in India's textile hub in the state of Tamil Nadu. They say retailers are shirking responsibility by not asking their suppliers the really tough questions.
India is the world's most dangerous nation for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and regressive traditions, said a new study. Activists disagree with its methodology, but agree that gender crimes are up.
Indian police have launched a probe into the deaths of 11 members of a family, 10 of which were found hanging from the ceiling of their home near New Delhi. There were no bullet marks on the bodies, officials said.
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