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An Indian student shouts slogans seeking punishment for rapists of the 23-year-old student, during a protest in Bangalore, India, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. A group of men accused of raping a university student for hours on a bus as it drove through India’s capital were charged Thursday with murder, rape and other crimes that could bring them the death penalty. (Aijaz Rahi/AP)
An Indian student shouts slogans seeking punishment for rapists of the 23-year-old student, during a protest in Bangalore, India, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. A group of men accused of raping a university student for hours on a bus as it drove through India’s capital were charged Thursday with murder, rape and other crimes that could bring them the death penalty. (Aijaz Rahi/AP)

Protesters have taken to the streets across India following the death of a young woman who was gang-raped on a bus by five men and who later died of her injuries.

To learn more about the local reaction to this tragic case, we speak with a member of Saheli, an organization dedicated to the safety and empowerment of South Asian women in the Greater Boston area.

Guest:

  • Rita Shah, family services coordinator at Saheli

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This segment aired on January 4, 2013.

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