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'Eve-teasing' Murders Spark Public Outrage in India, Social Media


The deaths of two young boys who were murdered after defending their female friends, has sparked outrage in India and over the Internet. (Photo circulating through Social Media)

Asia Needs More Women Leaders

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai speaks at Asia Society's Women Leaders of New Asia summit in Singapore on April 2, 2011.

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai's Op-Ed in the Huffington Post.

India's Women: Equal Partners... Sometimes

An Indian woman carries firewood on her head as she walks past an advertisement billboard in Siliguri on March 7, 2011 on the eve of International Women's Day. (Diptendu Dutta/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle parity in the workplace has become India's issue of the moment.

Temporary Marriages in Islam: Fringe Practice or Accepted Custom?


Islamic law allows for "temporary marriages," but are they good for women?