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In Photos: Nirbhaya Protests – and Demand For Change in Rape Laws

The Nirbhaya gang rape brought thousands out onto the streets in Delhi, Mumbai, and every other part of India.

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On 17 December 2012, India woke up to the news of the gruesome gang rape of a 23-year-old woman in a moving bus in Southwest Delhi. The widespread outrage over the brutal crime gave rise to unprecedented protests over the weeks that followed. As we near the 10-year anniversary of the historic 'Nirbhaya' protests that led to amendment of laws on crimes against women, here's a glimpse of the December 2012 demonstrations.

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