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Congress President Rahul Gandhi, TMC leader Dinesh Trivedi, Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav and others during a candle light vigil over the issue of alleged sexual abuse at a government-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur district, in New Delhi

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses during a protest over the issue of alleged sexual abuse at a government-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur district, in New Delhi

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RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav greets Congress President Rahul Gandhi as CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury and Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav look on during a protest over the issue of alleged sexual abuse at a government-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur district, in New Delhi

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(L-R) CPI leader D Raja, RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a protest over the issue of alleged sexual abuse at a government-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur district, in New Delhi

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(L-R) Congress President Rahul Gandhi, TMC leader Dinesh Trivedi, Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav, Former JNU students union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar, RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav light candles during a protest over the issue of alleged sexual abuse at a government-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur district, in New Delhi

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(L-R) CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury, RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and others a protest over the issue of alleged sexual abuse at a government-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur district, in New Delhi

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Hostel warden Punitha surrenders in a court in connection with the alleged harassment of college girls, in Coimbatore.

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Deaf and mute activists raise slogans as they demand speedy justice for the 11-year old deaf girl who was allegedly raped in Chennai for 7th months, during a protest against sexual abuse of girls with disabilities, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Deaf and mute activists demand speedy justice for the 11-year old deaf girl who was allegedly raped in Chennai for 7th months, during a protest against sexual abuse of girls with disabilities, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Police detain Mahila Congress members who were holding a protest against the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, outside the Bihar Assembly in Patna.

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Police investigate the site where a rape victim was alleged buried, at a government shelter home in Muzaffarpur. Over 40 girls were allegedly raped at the shelter.

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Police personnel escort children out of a government-funded shelter, in Muzaffarpur. A girl of a government shelter home has alleged that one of her fellow inmates was beaten to death and buried at the premises of the facility, and several were raped.

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Harvey Weinstein, left, with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, leaves a Manhattan courthouse in New York. Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, was released on bail while fighting sex crime accusations that now include a third woman.

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Cartoon by Kshitij Chaudhuri

Self-styled godman Daati Maharaj arrives at Crime Branch office in Chanakyapuri for questioning in connection with the rape case of a 25-year old woman, in New Delhi.

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A protester holds a sign reading ‘It’s not abuse, it’s rape’ during a demonstration while blocking the street outside the Justice Ministry in Madrid, Spain.

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Protesters demonstrate while blocking the street outside the Justice Ministry in Madrid, Spain. A Spanish court triggered a new wave of outrage Thursday by granting bail to five men acquitted of gang rape and convicted instead on a lesser felony of sexual abuse, in a case that has shocked Spain.

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Daati Maharaj at Crime Branch office in Chanakyapuri, in connection with the rape case of a 25-year old woman, in New Delhi.

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Daati Maharaj (L) at Crime Branch office in Chanakyapuri, in connection with the rape case of a 25-year old woman, in New Delhi.

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People hold up signs reading, ''It is not an abuse. It's rape'', left, and ''Enough of patriarchal justice'' while protesting against sexual abuse sentence, in Pamplona, northern Spain. A Spanish court triggered a new wave of outrage by granting bail to five men acquitted of gang rape and convicted instead on a lesser felony of sexual abuse.

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Actor Armaan Kohli being produced at Bandra court for an alleged case of domestic violence, in Mumbai.

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Riot police spray tear gas at a group of hooded protesters, at the end of peaceful march demanding an end to what they say is sexist education and sexual harassment in Chilean universities, in Santiago, Chile.

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Women hold up hands stained with red paint to symbolize blood during a protest march demanding a non-sexist education and for the end of discrimination, harassment and sexual abuse by academics, students and officials, in Santiago, Chile.

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Actor Dileep at a Kochi court last year

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Students ­protested across Kashmir ­demanding ­justice for the eight-year-old Bakarwal girl, who was raped and killed in Kathua

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The girl, who was 12 when she was raped, holds her baby

Women protest during a feminist march in Santiago, Chile. The text written of the woman's body at left reads in Spanish "Mi body, my decision."

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A group of women protest as they climb the statue of Archbishop Crescente Errazuriz in in front of the Catholic University, during a feminist march, in Santiago, Chile.

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A topless woman with the Spanish message written on her back: "Fire to the patriarchy, morals and the state" confronts a police water cannon during a feminist march in Santiago, Chile. Students marched to protest sexual abuse, sexism and to demand equal opportunities for woman in education.

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People cover their hands with red gloves during a protest against male sexual violence, in Pamplona, northern Spain. Women's rights groups have been protesting since Apr 26 after a court in Pamplona sentenced five men to nine years each in prison for the lesser crime of sexual abuse in what activists saw as a gang rape during the 2016 running of the bulls festival in Pamplona.

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Kathua rape victim's lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat, shows victory sign after Supreme Court directs fast-track trial and transfer of Kathua gang-rape and murder case to Pathankot in New Delhi.

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Women raise their hands as they march during a protest against five men's acquittal of gang rape charges and their conviction on a lesser felony of sexual abuse, in Madrid.

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Women shout slogans during a protest against five men's acquittal of gang rape charges and their conviction on a lesser felony of sexual abuse, in Madrid. The controversy has also prompted for thousands of women to share harrowing experiences of abuse on Twitter under the tag #cuentalo (tell it).

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Some thousands of people march along an avenue during a protest against sexual abuse in Pamplona, northern Spain. Women's rights groups protest after a court in Pamplona sentenced five men to nine years each in prison for sexual abuse, in what activists saw as a gang rape during the 2016 running of the bulls festival in Pamplona.

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A woman holds up a plastic doll a banner reading, ''This is what we are before the Law'' during a protest in front of the Regional Court in Pamplona, northern Spain. Women's rights groups protested after a court in Pamplona sentenced five men to nine years each in prison for the lesser crime of sexual abuse in what activists saw as a gang rape during the 2016 running of the bulls festival in Pamplona.

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Former J&K minister Lal Singh at a Jammu rally

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Students protest in Srinagar, demanding ‘Justice for Asifa’

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Students hold placards during a protest march against recent cases of rape in the country, in Ranchi.

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Activists of Shiv Sena burn an effigy of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti during a protest demanding a CBI probe in rape and murder of the 8-year-old Kathua girl, in Jammu.

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People hold a 200ft long Tricolor while taking part in the 'Tiranga March' to protest against alleged communalisation of Kathua rape case, at India Gate in New Delhi.

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People hold a banner during a protest against recent rapes in many parts of the country and demanding to hang rapists, in Ahmedabad.

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A man beats an effigy of a rapist during protest against the recent rapes in Katha, Unnao and Surat and demanding to hang rapists in Ahmedabad.

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PAAS convener Hardik Patel addresses people during protest against Rape of 8yr old girl in Kathua of Jammu-Kashmir, 11 yr old girl in Unnao of Uttar Pradesh and also in Surat and demanding to hang rapists, in Ahmedabad.

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People hold a 200ft long Tricolor while taking part in the 'Tiranga March' to protest against alleged communalisation of Kathua rape case, at India Gate in New Delhi.

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People hold a 200ft long Tricolor while taking part in the 'Tiranga March' to protest against alleged communalisation of Kathua rape case, at India Gate in New Delhi.

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Vendors raise slogans and display posters at the city pavement to protest over Government's alleged 'inaction in Kathua and Unnao rape case in Kolkata.

PTI Photo by Swapan Mahapatra

An acid victim walks the ramp with a model during a fashion show held in solidarity with women facing social atrocities, New Delhi.

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People carry placards and march in a rally demanding the investigation into the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), in Jammu.

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BJP Mahila Morcha members take part in a protest rally against incidents of rape and violence, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo by Ashok Bhaumik

People gather during a candlelight vigil to protest against the Kathua and Unnao rape cases at the Sacred Heart Cathedral Church in New Delhi.

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Children hold placards during a candle light vigil to protest against the Kathua and Unnao rape cases in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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People attend a protest rally against Kathua, Unnao and Surat rape cases, in Ahmedabad.

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People from North East Association during a candle light vigil and a protest demanding justice for 8-year-old Asifa, who was raped and murdered in Kathua, in Bengaluru.

PTI Photo by Shailendra Bhojak

A man wearing a mask of Mahatma Gandhi participates with others in a rally to protest against recent incidents of rape, in Ahmadabad. Placards in Hindi, from left to right, read "Blind Justice," Deaf government," and "Dumb public."

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A man hold a placard as he participates with others in a rally to protest against recent incidents of rape, in Ahmadabad.

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Activist of civil rights groups hold placards as they take part in "United for Justice" protest rally in New York to seek justice for the victims of the recent rapes in Kathua, Unnao and Surat.

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Activist of civil rights groups hold placards as they take part in "United for Justice" protest rally in New York to seek justice for the victims of the recent rapes in Kathua, Unnao and Surat.

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People during the interfaith candle light silent peace march for humanity in protest against Kathua and Unnao gangrape issue,in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

People during the interfaith candle light silent peace march for humanity in protest against Kathua and Unnao gangrape issue,in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

People during the interfaith candle light silent peace march for humanity in protest against Kathua and Unnao gangrape issue,in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

People during the interfaith candle light silent peace march for humanity in protest against Kathua and Unnao gangrape issue,in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

Anganwari workers shout slogans at a protest demanding justice for Kathua rape case victim 8-year old Asifa, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo by S. Irfan

Students hold placards at a peacefull sit-in protest demanding justice for Kathua rape case victim 8-year old Asifa, in Srinagar.

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People shout slogans seeking an end to sexual violence against women, which has been on the rise in the country, during a protest in Mumbai.

AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool

Women shout slogans seeking an end to sexual violence against women, which has been on the rise in the country, during a protest in Mumbai.

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Mahila Congress workers take part in a protest against the recent rapes in Unnao and Kathua, in Amritsar.

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People hold placards during a protest seeking an end to sexual violence against women, in Ahmadabad.

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Symbolic effigies representing recent incidents of rape in the country hang on nooses during a protest in Ahmadabad. Fresh rounds of protests are being seen across the country, triggered by the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in the Kashmir and the abduction and rape of a teenage girl in Uttar Pradesh state.

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Students from Ladakh display placards and shout slogans at a protest demanding justice for Kathua rape case victim Asifa, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo by S Irfan

Students hold placards as they shout slogans during a candle light march protest against Kathua and Unnao rape cases, outside Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station, at North Campus in New Delhi.

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People hold placard and wear black ribbons during a protest against the rape and murder of a 8-year-old girl in Kathua, in Bengaluru.

PTI Photo by Shailendra Bhojak

People hold candles and placards during a protest against two recently reported rape cases, in Ahmadabad.

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A woman holds a candle and placard seeking an end to sexual violence against women, which has been on the rise in the country, during a protest in Bangalore.

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People hold placards during a protest against two recently reported rape cases, in Ahmadabad.

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A girl hold placard during a protest against two recently reported rape cases, in Ahmadabad. The outrage was triggered by the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kashmir and the abduction and rape of a teenage girl in northern Uttar Pradesh state.

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People hold candles during a protest in Ahmadabad against two recently reported rape cases.

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A girl makes sketches on the road protest against two recently reported rape cases as protestors gather near the Parliament in New Delhi.

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A girl displays a placard during a protest against two recently reported rape cases as protestors gather near the Parliament in New Delhi. Violent crimes against women have been on the rise despite tough laws enacted in 2013.

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Members of RTI Movement and local residents display placards and hold torches during a protest against the rape and murder of 8-year-old girl of Kathua in Jammu, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo by S. Irfan

People take part in a candle light vigil in protest against Kathua and Unnao rape cases, in Amritsar.

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People take part in a candlelight vigil at a protest demanding justice for the victims of Kathua and Unnao rape cases, in Moradabad.

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Members of various Muslim outfits protest against Kathua rape and murder case, in Chennai.

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Members of Students Islamic Organisation display posters and shout slogans as they protest over government's alleged 'inaction'in Kathua and Unnao rape cases in Kolkata.

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People take part in a protest demanding justice for the victims of Kathua and Unnao rape cases, in Mumbai.

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Film producer and wife of actor Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, takes part in a protest demanding justice for the victims of Kathua and Unnao rape cases, in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actress Twinkle Khanna takes part in a protest demanding justice for the victims of Kathua and Unnao rape cases, in Mumbai.

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People display placards as they take part in 'Not In My Name' protest against the recent incidents of rapes, at Parliament Street in New Delhi.

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People display placards as they take part in 'Not In My Name' protest against the recent incidents of rapes, at Parliament Street in New Delhi.

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People display placards as they take part in 'Not In My Name' protest against the recent incidents of rapes, at Parliament Street in New Delhi.

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People display placards as they take part in 'Not In My Name' protest against the recent incidents of rapes, at Parliament Street in New Delhi.

Photo by Jitender Gupta/Outlook

People take part in 'Not In My Name' protest against the recent incidents of rapes, at Parliament Street in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Robert Vadra takes part in a candlelight vigil at India Gate to protest against the growing incidents of violence against the girl child and women, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi takes part in a candlelight vigil at India Gate to protest against the growing incidents of violence against the girl child and women, in New Delhi.

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Congress Leader Priyanka Gandhi along with other party leaders takes part in a candle light vigil at India Gate to protest against the growing incidents of violence against the girl child and women, in New Delhi.

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Actress Nicolle Rochelle, who appeared on several episodes of "The Cosby Show," is detained as Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Rochelle of Little Falls, New Jersey was charged with disorderly conduct.

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Bill Cosby, left center, arrives with spokesperson Andrew Wyatt, left, and publicist Ebonee Benson, as Nicolle Rochelle, in bush, is detained before his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. The protester, Nicolle Rochelle, who appeared on several episodes of "The Cosby Show," was charged with disorderly conduct.

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Illustration by Sajith Kumar

Illustration by Sajith Kumar

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The former JNU professor and NGO director who killed himself in 2013

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