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Violence Against Women: Finding a Way Forward

MUMBAI, February 7, 2013 — Responding to the December 2012 New Delhi gang rape that shocked the nation, Asia Society President Emerita Vishakha Desai, actors Rahul Bose and Poorna Jagannathan, and a host of activists, artists, and educators suggest ways to combat the prevalence of violence toward women in Indian society. (1 hr., 8 min.)

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