Analysis: Young, urban Indians find political voice after student's gang rape




 
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Analysis: Young, urban Indians find political voice after student's gang rape
 
January 1st, 2013  
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Analysis: Young, urban Indians find political voice after student's gang rape
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - When Preeti Joshi heard of the gang rape of a fellow student, she joined a movement of thousands of outraged young Indians who have taken to the streets of New Delhi almost every day protesting for justice and security for women. Beaten and raped by five men and a teenager on a moving bus in the capital on December 16, the 23-year-old student died from her injuries on Saturday, her plight shaking the conscience of many urban middle class Indians who consider gender rights as important as poverty alleviation. ...




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