Every year tens of thousands of girls in India are sold into a life of violence and abuse. Many are sold to be brides. That has a lot to do with gender imbalances and the widespread practice of aborting female fetuses in northern India.
A group of Delhi women have decided the best way to make sure women are safe is to create a special cab service just for them. Women drive the cabs and only pick up women passengers. And the service has seen great success.
Delhi-based reporter Rhitu Chatterjee says that protests after two teenagers were gang raped and murdered last week are nowhere near the scale of the movement in 2012, and the lack of public outrage is because of the victim's caste.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Indian city of Chandigarh. It's one of several Indian cities where the country's biggest online matchmaking and marriage website is marketing its services. Tinku Ray reports on the website called Shaadi.com.
The deadly rape in India late last year has increased awareness among immigrants in the United States about the dangers of domestic and sexual violence, activists say. But especially with immigrants, there are a number of barriers for women who choose to speak out.