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Horrific cases exemplify India’s grotesque rape problem

The brutality of a recent rape and murder has drawn attention to an alarming rise of sexual violence in India. Activists say the surge is part of a deeper social dysfunction. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.

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17.05.2017 | 11:45

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Doctor fights female feticide by delivering baby girls for free

In a bid to curb killings of baby girls in India, one doctor has started a unique initiative: He waives his fee if a girl is born in his hospital. But tackling deeply entrenched mindsets that favor boys is a challenge.

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12.04.2017 | 15:57

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International Women’s Day 2017

#Beboldforchange. This is the motto of this year’s International Women’s Day. The motto itself suggests that change is not something which can be made easily. Are we the ones who boldly need to make the change? Or do we just have to boldly accept changes? What does making bold changes entail?

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08.03.2017 | 19:01

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Where to, Miss? The story of a female taxi driver in New Delhi

The 22-year-old Devki had a dream: She wanted to be a taxi driver in Delhi, a city marred by violent crime against women and touted as the “rape capital of the world.” Film director Manuela Bastian accompanied this journey and spoke to WTO blogger Roma Rajpal Weiss.

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08.03.2017 | 18:46

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To line or not to line, that is my decision

eyelinerThe first time my German mum-in-law saw some childhood pictures of mine, she’d asked incredulously, “Wow, you used eyeliner even as a baby?”

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13.02.2017 | 15:28

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