The sexual assault of a young woman on a New Delhi bus last December sparked widespread debate about the safety of women in India. The attack killed a 23-year-old aspiring physical therapist, and led to nationwide protests.
India’s northeast state of Assam is suffering through its worst communal violence in more than a decade.
More than 160 million women were never born as a result of sex-selective abortion. That's more than the entire female population of the United States.