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Indian women live in fear of violence

December 20, 2012


Source Photo: AP Indian people hold candles as they participate in a candlelight vigil outside the hospital, where the recent rape victim is being treated, in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The hours-long gang-rape and near-fatal beating of a 23-year-old student on a bus in New Delhi triggered outrage and anger across the […]

‘Men don’t have to worry about being caught’: Sex mobs target Egypt’s women

December 5, 2012


Source Charlene Gubash / NBC News Volunteers scan a crowd in an effort to detect and prevent sexual harassment during a demonstration against President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday.   Updated at 7:48 a.m. ET: CAIRO – Walaa Al Momtaz doesn’t leave her home for up to five days at a time. […]