Pictures: Voices of Indian Women
Since the death of a medical student after being gang raped on a bus in New Delhi the issue of women’s security has been under the spotlight as never before in India. Reactions were strong and wide ranging, from women who now feel the need to arm themselves or take self-defence classes, to others who are scared to go out alone at night. All of them in felt an increased fear or need to protect themselves from potential violence by men.
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