Women have little recourse against domestic violence in India. Husbands aren't punished even if they've beaten, tortured or raped their wives. Women's rights activists have tried to tighten the law for years - with little success.
Legend has it that the world will come to an end if women scale the Agasthyarkoodam peak in India's southern state of Kerala. But these women want to take a chance and prove tradition wrong.
The Indian government has recently passed an order that allows intelligence agencies to access data stored on computers anywhere in the country. A petition filed in the Supreme Court is opposing the move.
Civil rights organizations in Italy fighting violence against women say a proposed law will roll back 40 years of progress in the fight for women's rights. Ylenia Gostoli reports from Rome.
Vehicles were set on fire in the southern city of Thiruvananthapuram where a preacher had supported women of childbearing age entering a temple. India's ruling BJP backs protesters trying to keep women out of the temple.
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