One year ago, a young woman in Delhi was raped by a group of six men. She later died of her injuries. The incident created a discussion in India that has led many Indians to change their attitudes toward violence against women.
Just a decade ago, the idea of a Pride parade in India would have been unthinkable. But this weekend, the sixth annual LGBT Pride parade was held in New Delhi — and hundreds turned out. It's a sign that the LGBT community is gaining some acceptance in broader Indian culture.
The gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi a year ago exposed a culture of sexual assault in India. Now a new case is gripping India, involving an alleged sexual assault by the editor of a magazine that has doggedly covered violence against women.
India's been wrestling with a gender violence problem for years, but it came to the world's attention late last year when a woman was brutally gang-raped and murdered. But there are groups in India trying to help women empower themselves and break the cycle of violence.
The cricket world woke up to shocking news Thursday. One of cricket's biggest stars, Sachin Tendulkar of India, announced he's retiring from the sport. For cricket, it's like LeBron James calling it quits.
Four men in India were sentenced to death on Friday for the brutal rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi back in December. The incident forced many in India to do some soul searching about the ongoing violence toward women. Pranaadhika Sinha Devburman is founder of One Million Against Abuse Campaign and a survivor of rape.
India's capital New Delhi has long suffered from a particular crime: electricity theft. But the private companies now running New Delhi's power plants have started to fight back. Reporter Elliot Hannon takes us on a power raid outside New Delhi.
India has become a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant microbes, The World's Marco Werman talks to reporter Jason Gale about what's causing the problem and how India's medical tourism industry could expose people worldwide to the resistant germs.
French President François Hollande is having a hard time getting any traction with his political agenda. Meanwhile, US officials are having a tough time moving past the diplomatic row with India over a diplomat accused of mistreating her housekeeper. And in Italy, a politician is finally saying enough is enough — with the racism she faces.
In India, a state-run factory has stirred up controversy by launching a new product: A handgun designed specifically for women. The .32 caliber revolver weighs just over a pound, and comes in a small bejeweled case designed to fit in a purse.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporters about the differences in airport security. The BBC's Geraldine Coughlin talks about the Netherlands; the BBC's Jyotsna Singh speaks from New Delhi, and The World's Matthew Bell joins us from Jerusalem.
814 million eligible voters may cast their ballot in the Indian parliamentary elections over the next five weeks. And something feels different about this election. The World's Rhitu Chatterjee explains what that something might be.
The trial of five men accused of gang-raping and murdering a young woman has started in Delhi.That attack has caused outrage across India and around the world. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Rhitu Chatterjee in Delhi.
India has a growing problem with trafficking of young women. Oftentimes, though, these women aren't sold into prostitution, per se, but rather into forced marriages. It's a problem exacerbated by a culture that has allowed female fetuses to be aborted, leading to many more men than women.
A New Delhi ska band, the Ska Vengers, has covered the '60s and '70s hit "Message to You, Rudy" and turned it into a political message that blasts the frontrunner in India's month-long elections, Narendra Modi.