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It took a battered woman’s gasps for life in the final fortnight of the year to hold a mirror to the serial offences the Republic has quietly endured. The 23-year-old gangrape braveheart left more than a billion hearts broken as she succumbed to her injuries in a hospital in Singapore where she had been controversially shifted on Wednesdaty night.But the fighter proved to be an inspiration, a catalyst for change, even in her death, as she woke up a nation's conscience to the horror infants, girls and women suffer daily, silently People gather to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim, in New Delhi. The Delhi Braveheart who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day. JNU students take out a silent march to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim at JNU in New Delhi. People light candles as they mourn the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi. Police charged six accused with murder after the girl died in a Singapore hospital where she had been flown for treatment. People hold placards during a gathering to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Mumbai. People mourned the death of the woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. People light candles and mourn the death of a gang rape victim, in Hyderabad. The 23-year old girl was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. Students hold placards as they participate in a protest to mourn the death of 23-year old anonymous Delhi braveheart, in Bangalore. Police charged six accused with murder after the woman died in a Singapore hospital where she has been flown for treatment. A person ties a black band as he arrives to attend a gathering to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Mumbai. People were mourning the death of the woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. Security personnel escort Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit as she returns after anti-rape protesters forcibly stopped her at Jantar Mantar to take part in a demonstration to mourn the death of the gang-rape victim, in New Delhi. A person walks past a billboard with posters of solidarity with the Delhi braveheart in New Delhi. People mourned the death of 23-year old who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. People march the streets while holding candles as they mourn the death of 23-year old gang rape braveheart in New Delhi. People hold candle light vigil to pay homage to the Delhi gang rape victim, in New Delhi. People hold banners to seek capital punishment for the rapists as they gather to mourn the death of the anonymous 23-year-old braveheart, who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi two weeks back, in a Singapore hospital, Policewomen in riot gear stand guard at a check point after security was beefed up following the death of the Delhi gang-rape victim at a Singapore hospital. Schoolgirls hold placards during a prayer ceremony to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, at a school in Ahmadabad. People mourned the death of the woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. People light candles and mourn the death of 23-year old Delhi braveheart, in Hyderabad. The girl was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. A woman cries while attending a gathering of people who came together to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim in New Delhi. The girl who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital. A police hearse leaves Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore where the Delhi gang-rape victim breathed her last. People attend a gathering to mourn the death of Delhi braveheart who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago. A bouquet of roses are left in front of the empty coffin in Singapore for the body of 23-year old girl who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi. The Delhi braveheart died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day. Workers from a Hindu Casket service unload the body of the girl who was gang-raped in New Delhi, to be embalmed in Singapore. The woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died  at the hospital in Singapore. Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit arrives to join a group of people gathering to mourn the death a 23-year-old Delhi braveheart who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago. The mourners heckled Dikshit when she came to express her sympathy with them and forced her to leave the venue. Police personnel stand guard at a check point after security was beefed up following the death of a young woman who was recently gang-raped in a moving bus  in New Delhi.  The Delhi braveheart died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day. Ambulances are parked outside the accident and emergency entrance at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore. After 10 days at Safdarjung hospital, the gang-rape victim in New Delhi was flown to Singapore for treatment at the Mount Elizabeth hospital. The girl's condition had taken a turn for the worse and her vital signs had deteriorated with indications of severe organ failure, said Dr. Kelvin Loh, the chief executive officer of Singapore's Mount Elizabeth hospital. People participate in a candle lit vigil as they mourn the death of gang rape victim in New Delhi. Police charged six men ith murder, adding to accusations that they beat and gang-raped the woman on a New Delhi bus nearly two weeks ago. The murder charges were laid after the girl died in a Singapore hospital where she has been flown for treatment. A schoolgirl holds a placard during a prayer ceremony to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, at a school in Ahmadabad. People mourned the death of the woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. A policeman prevents a rider on motor scooter from passing through a check point after security was beefed up following the death of the Delhi gang-rape victim at a Singapore hospital. Policemen check the ID papers of a commuter before letting her pass through a check point after security was beefed up following the death of girl who was recently gang-raped in a moving bus, in New Delhi. The Delhi braveheart died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day. A man, black bands tied around his forehead and mouth, attends a gathering to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Mumbai. People mourned the death of the woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. People gather next to a makeshift memorial to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Bangalore. The young girl who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day. A woman reacts while attending a gathering of people who came together to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim in New Delhi. The young woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day. Aam Admi Party activists gather at Aazad Maidan to demand justice for the Delhi gang-rape victim, in Mumbai. Students gather to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Bangalore. The young woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. Congress President Sonia Gandhi making a televised statement on the death of the gang-rape victim, in New Delhi. JNU students along with others gather next to a makeshift memorial to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape braveheart near a bus stop at Munirka in New Delhi. The girl was taken into the bus from the same stop in the night of the incident. Women participate in a candle-lit vigil to mourn the death of 23-year old gang rape victim in New Delhi. Aam Admi Party activists gather at Aazad Maidan to demand justice for the Delhi gang-rape victim, in Mumbai. People maintain two minutes' silence to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim in New Delhi. The young woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital. The placards say 'ensure safety of women', 'give justice to Damini', Damini being one of several names given to the rape victim by protesters, and 'hang the rapists'. People participate in a silent rally to mourn the death of 23-year old gangrape victim, in New Delhi. The Delhi braveheart was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. A woman ties her mouth with a black cloth and holds her baby during a silent procession to mourn the death of 23-year old Delhi braveheart, in Guwahati. Women participate in a silent procession to mourn the death of Delhi gang rape victim, in Guwahati. A woman holds a placard during a protest to mourn the death of a gang rape victim, in Bangalore. The 23 year old girl died in a Singapore hospital where she had been flown for treatment. Men and women lie down on the ground mimicking dead bodies as they mourn the death of 23-year old gang rape victim in New Delhi. Delhi braveheart was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. People hold placards during a protest to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Bangalore. People light candles and mourn the death of 23-year old gang rape victim, in Hyderabad. The Delhi braveheart was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. Members of the Newtown Interfaith Clergy Association lead a prayer vigil to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn. Friday morning marked two weeks since a gunman killed 20 children and six educators at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. People hold banners to seek capital punishment for the rapists as they gather to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim, in New Delhi. The young girl who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik creates a sculpture to pay homage to the gang rape victim, in Puri. People mourned the death of Delhi braveheart who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence. School students light candles during a prayer ceremony for the Delhi gang rape braveheart, in Ahmedabad. Actors Jaya Bachchan, Hema Malini and lyricist Javed Akhtar during a candle light rally to pay tribute to Delhi gang rape victim, in Mumbai. Youngsters light candles to pay tribute to the Delhi gang-rape victim, in Bhopal. A policewoman in riot gear stands guard as an anti-riot policeman salutes his officer, unseen, on a deserted street after security was beefed up following the death of a young woman who was recently gang-raped in a moving bus, in New Delhi. The young woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day. A hospital employee walks at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore where the Delhi gag-rape victim died. Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, T.C.A. Raghavan speaks to reporters about the death of the Delhi gang-rape victim at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore. People take part in a candle light vigil to pay homage to the Delhi gang rape braveheart, in New Delhi. Singer Kailash Kher and Film Director Mahesh Bhat during a candle light rally to pay tribute to Delhi gang rape victim, in Mumbai. FILE - In this April 9, 1997 file photo, Saeed Ahmed, left, Pakistan's former ace cricketer of sixties who joined Islamic preaching movement, talks to former England's skipper Tony Greig at Sharjah cricket stadium, United Arab Emirates. South African-born former England captain and cricket commentator Tony Greig died of a heart attack at the age of 66 as he battled what appeared to be incurable lung cancer. New police officers throw their gloves in the air during a police academy graduation ceremony in New York. The number of New York City murders is expected to hit a record low this year, and shootings are at their lowest point in at least 18 years. A Palestinian protester holds a tear gas canister during clashes with Israeli troops, not seen, at a protest against the expansion of the nearby Jewish settlement of Kdumim, in the northern West Bank village of Kufr Qaddum, near Nablus. Rescuers work at the site of careered off the runway plane at Vnukovo Airport in Moscow. A Tu-204 aircraft belonging to Russian airline Red Wings careered off the runway at Russia's third-busiest airport on Saturday, broke into pieces and caught fire, killing several people.
Dec 29, 2012
It took a battered woman’s gasps for life in the final fortnight of the year to hold a mirror to the serial offences the Republic has quietly endured. The 23-year-old gangrape braveheart left more than a billion hearts broken as she succumbed to her injuries in a hospital in Singapore where she had been controversially shifted on Wednesdaty night.But the fighter proved to be an inspiration, a catalyst for change, even in her death, as she woke up a nation's conscience to the horror infants, girls and women suffer daily, silently

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Dec 29, 2012
People gather to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim, in New Delhi. The Delhi Braveheart who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Dec 29, 2012
JNU students take out a silent march to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim at JNU in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/Atul Yadav
Dec 29, 2012
People light candles as they mourn the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi. Police charged six accused with murder after the girl died in a Singapore hospital where she had been flown for treatment.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Dec 29, 2012
People hold placards during a gathering to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Mumbai. People mourned the death of the woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool
Dec 29, 2012
People light candles and mourn the death of a gang rape victim, in Hyderabad. The 23-year old girl was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/ Mahesh Kumar A.
Dec 29, 2012
Students hold placards as they participate in a protest to mourn the death of 23-year old anonymous Delhi braveheart, in Bangalore. Police charged six accused with murder after the woman died in a Singapore hospital where she has been flown for treatment.

- AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Dec 29, 2012
A person ties a black band as he arrives to attend a gathering to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Mumbai. People were mourning the death of the woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool
Dec 29, 2012
Security personnel escort Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit as she returns after anti-rape protesters forcibly stopped her at Jantar Mantar to take part in a demonstration to mourn the death of the gang-rape victim, in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Dec 29, 2012
A person walks past a billboard with posters of solidarity with the Delhi braveheart in New Delhi. People mourned the death of 23-year old who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal
Dec 29, 2012
People march the streets while holding candles as they mourn the death of 23-year old gang rape braveheart in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Dec 29, 2012
People hold candle light vigil to pay homage to the Delhi gang rape victim, in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Dec 29, 2012
People hold banners to seek capital punishment for the rapists as they gather to mourn the death of the anonymous 23-year-old braveheart, who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi two weeks back, in a Singapore hospital,

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das)\
Dec 29, 2012
Policewomen in riot gear stand guard at a check point after security was beefed up following the death of the Delhi gang-rape victim at a Singapore hospital.

- AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Dec 29, 2012
Schoolgirls hold placards during a prayer ceremony to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, at a school in Ahmadabad. People mourned the death of the woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/Ajit Solanki
Dec 29, 2012
People light candles and mourn the death of 23-year old Delhi braveheart, in Hyderabad. The girl was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/ Mahesh Kumar A.
Dec 29, 2012
A woman cries while attending a gathering of people who came together to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim in New Delhi. The girl who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Dec 29, 2012
A police hearse leaves Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore where the Delhi gang-rape victim breathed her last.

- AP Photo/Wong Maye-E
Dec 29, 2012
People attend a gathering to mourn the death of Delhi braveheart who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago.

- AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Dec 29, 2012
A bouquet of roses are left in front of the empty coffin in Singapore for the body of 23-year old girl who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi. The Delhi braveheart died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.

- AP Photo/Wong Maye-E
Dec 29, 2012
Workers from a Hindu Casket service unload the body of the girl who was gang-raped in New Delhi, to be embalmed in Singapore. The woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at the hospital in Singapore.

- AP Photo/Wong Maye-E
Dec 29, 2012
Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit arrives to join a group of people gathering to mourn the death a 23-year-old Delhi braveheart who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago. The mourners heckled Dikshit when she came to express her sympathy with them and forced her to leave the venue.

- AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Dec 29, 2012
Police personnel stand guard at a check point after security was beefed up following the death of a young woman who was recently gang-raped in a moving bus in New Delhi. The Delhi braveheart died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.

- AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Dec 29, 2012
Ambulances are parked outside the accident and emergency entrance at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore. After 10 days at Safdarjung hospital, the gang-rape victim in New Delhi was flown to Singapore for treatment at the Mount Elizabeth hospital. The girl's condition had "taken a turn for the worse" and her vital signs had deteriorated with indications of severe organ failure, said Dr. Kelvin Loh, the chief executive officer of Singapore's Mount Elizabeth hospital.

- AP/PTI
Dec 29, 2012
People participate in a candle lit vigil as they mourn the death of gang rape victim in New Delhi. Police charged six men ith murder, adding to accusations that they beat and gang-raped the woman on a New Delhi bus nearly two weeks ago. The murder charges were laid after the girl died in a Singapore hospital where she has been flown for treatment.

- AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Dec 29, 2012
A schoolgirl holds a placard during a prayer ceremony to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, at a school in Ahmadabad. People mourned the death of the woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/Ajit Solanki
Dec 29, 2012
A policeman prevents a rider on motor scooter from passing through a check point after security was beefed up following the death of the Delhi gang-rape victim at a Singapore hospital.

- AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Dec 29, 2012
Policemen check the ID papers of a commuter before letting her pass through a check point after security was beefed up following the death of girl who was recently gang-raped in a moving bus, in New Delhi. The Delhi braveheart died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.

- AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Dec 29, 2012
A man, black bands tied around his forehead and mouth, attends a gathering to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Mumbai. People mourned the death of the woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool
Dec 29, 2012
People gather next to a makeshift memorial to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Bangalore. The young girl who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.

- AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Dec 29, 2012
A woman reacts while attending a gathering of people who came together to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim in New Delhi. The young woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Dec 29, 2012
Aam Admi Party activists gather at Aazad Maidan to demand justice for the Delhi gang-rape victim, in Mumbai.

- PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Dec 29, 2012
Students gather to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Bangalore. The young woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Dec 29, 2012
Congress President Sonia Gandhi making a televised statement on the death of the gang-rape victim, in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo / TV GRAB
Dec 29, 2012
JNU students along with others gather next to a makeshift memorial to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape braveheart near a bus stop at Munirka in New Delhi. The girl was taken into the bus from the same stop in the night of the incident.

- PTI Photo/Atul Yadav
Dec 29, 2012
Women participate in a candle-lit vigil to mourn the death of 23-year old gang rape victim in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Dec 29, 2012
Aam Admi Party activists gather at Aazad Maidan to demand justice for the Delhi gang-rape victim, in Mumbai.

- PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Dec 29, 2012
People maintain two minutes' silence to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim in New Delhi. The young woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital. The placards say 'ensure safety of women', 'give justice to Damini', Damini being one of several names given to the rape victim by protesters, and 'hang the rapists'.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Dec 29, 2012
People participate in a silent rally to mourn the death of 23-year old gangrape victim, in New Delhi. The Delhi braveheart was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal
Dec 29, 2012
A woman ties her mouth with a black cloth and holds her baby during a silent procession to mourn the death of 23-year old Delhi braveheart, in Guwahati.

- AP Photo/Anupam Nath
Dec 29, 2012
Women participate in a silent procession to mourn the death of Delhi gang rape victim, in Guwahati.

- AP Photo/Anupam Nath
Dec 29, 2012
A woman holds a placard during a protest to mourn the death of a gang rape victim, in Bangalore. The 23 year old girl died in a Singapore hospital where she had been flown for treatment.

- AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Dec 29, 2012
Men and women lie down on the ground mimicking dead bodies as they mourn the death of 23-year old gang rape victim in New Delhi. Delhi braveheart was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Dec 29, 2012
People hold placards during a protest to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim, in Bangalore.

- AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Dec 29, 2012
People light candles and mourn the death of 23-year old gang rape victim, in Hyderabad. The Delhi braveheart was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/ Mahesh Kumar A.
Dec 29, 2012
Members of the Newtown Interfaith Clergy Association lead a prayer vigil to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn. Friday morning marked two weeks since a gunman killed 20 children and six educators at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.

- AP/PTI
Dec 29, 2012
People hold banners to seek capital punishment for the rapists as they gather to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim, in New Delhi. The young girl who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Dec 29, 2012
Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik creates a sculpture to pay homage to the gang rape victim, in Puri. People mourned the death of Delhi braveheart who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi nearly two weeks ago in an ordeal that galvanized people to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence.

- AP Photo
Dec 29, 2012
School students light candles during a prayer ceremony for the Delhi gang rape braveheart, in Ahmedabad.

- PTI Photo
Dec 29, 2012
Actors Jaya Bachchan, Hema Malini and lyricist Javed Akhtar during a candle light rally to pay tribute to Delhi gang rape victim, in Mumbai.

- PTI Photo/Santosh Hirlekar
Dec 29, 2012
Youngsters light candles to pay tribute to the Delhi gang-rape victim, in Bhopal.

- PTI Photo
Dec 29, 2012
A policewoman in riot gear stands guard as an anti-riot policeman salutes his officer, unseen, on a deserted street after security was beefed up following the death of a young woman who was recently gang-raped in a moving bus, in New Delhi. The young woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.

- AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Dec 29, 2012
A hospital employee walks at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore where the Delhi gag-rape victim died.

- AP Photo/Wong Maye-E
Dec 29, 2012
Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, T.C.A. Raghavan speaks to reporters about the death of the Delhi gang-rape victim at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.

- AP Photo/Wong Maye-E
Dec 29, 2012
People take part in a candle light vigil to pay homage to the Delhi gang rape braveheart, in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/Vijay Verma
Dec 29, 2012
Singer Kailash Kher and Film Director Mahesh Bhat during a candle light rally to pay tribute to Delhi gang rape victim, in Mumbai.

- PTI Photo/Santosh Hirlekar
Dec 29, 2012
FILE - In this April 9, 1997 file photo, Saeed Ahmed, left, Pakistan's former ace cricketer of sixties who joined Islamic preaching movement, talks to former England's skipper Tony Greig at Sharjah cricket stadium, United Arab Emirates. South African-born former England captain and cricket commentator Tony Greig died of a heart attack at the age of 66 as he battled what appeared to be incurable lung cancer.

- AP/PTI
Dec 29, 2012
New police officers throw their gloves in the air during a police academy graduation ceremony in New York. The number of New York City murders is expected to hit a record low this year, and shootings are at their lowest point in at least 18 years.

- AP/PTI
Dec 29, 2012
A Palestinian protester holds a tear gas canister during clashes with Israeli troops, not seen, at a protest against the expansion of the nearby Jewish settlement of Kdumim, in the northern West Bank village of Kufr Qaddum, near Nablus.

- AP/PTI
Dec 29, 2012
Rescuers work at the site of careered off the runway plane at Vnukovo Airport in Moscow. A Tu-204 aircraft belonging to Russian airline Red Wings careered off the runway at Russia's third-busiest airport on Saturday, broke into pieces and caught fire, killing several people.

- AP Photo/Alexander Usoltsev
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Dec 29, 2012
It took a battered woman’s gasps for life in the final fortnight of the year to hold a mirror to the serial offences the Republic has quietly endured. The 23-year-old gangrape braveheart left more than a billion hearts broken as she succumbed to her injuries in a hospital in Singapore where she had been controversially shifted on Wednesdaty night.But the fighter proved to be an inspiration, a catalyst for change, even in her death, as she woke up a nation's conscience to the horror infants, girls and women suffer daily, silently

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