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Women in India: It’s not only the law that needs reform

Guest editorial for the international health policies blog. Co-authored with Radhika Arora.

Six weeks ago a young girl was gang raped in Delhi. She was on her way home

Protestors in Delhi being teargassed

from watching a late evening screening of the Life of Pi. Brutally injured, she surpassed all expectations of any survival; her fighting spirit helped her withstand multiple surgeries, until she died 13 days later on December 29, 2012. She expressed a desire to see the men who raped her (and injured her friend) caught and convicted for their crimes. Continue reading