India's War on Its Women

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In Delhi, marchers face water spray from police

Every Indian media outlet has a name for her: Amanat (Treasure). Nirbhaya (Fearless). Braveheart. India's Girl. She can't be named, but she bears the name of every woman in India.

If she had been allowed to live, she would have been a paragon of the progress Indian women are making. She was studying to be a physiotherapist. She was the only person supporting her rural family. She was going to marry a software engineer in February. She was 23. She was, for God's sake, only 23. But she lived — and...

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