Opinion Mansoor Ladha: Indian Spring that was long overdue

Opinion Mansoor Ladha: Indian Spring that was long overdue10 January 2013 – The 23-year-old Indian rape victim, whose name has not been released by police, has been compared to Mohamed Bouazizi, the Tunisian street vendor who set off the Arab Spring – the term given to a revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests. There are strong indications that her tragedy could mark a turning point for gender rights in a country where women are often scared to leave their homes at night and where sex-selective abortions and even female infanticide have wildly spread.

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