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India Investigates Sexual Abuse of Indigenous Girls at Boarding School

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, Nov 7 – Officials in western India have set up a special investigation team to look into allegations of sexual abuse of girls at a boarding school for indigenous children after a 10-year-old was reported to be pregnant. Parents of at least 12 girls from the school in Buldhana district of

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Indian Rape Survivor Comic Superhero Takes on Acid Attacks

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, Oct 13  – Two years after unveiling a comic about a rape survivor-turned-superhero who takes on her abusers, filmmaker Ram Devineni is using a sequel to highlight the acid attacks that maim and scar hundreds of women in India every year. “Priya’s Shakti” was the first Indian comic book of its

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Indian Men Accused of Raping Woman For Second Time Due in Court

By Rupam Jain and Tommy Wilkes NEW DELHI, July 20 – Three men accused of raping an Indian woman for a second time were due in court on Wednesday, police said, while the victim’s father said his daughter was determined to pursue the case despite the state’s failure to protect her. Prosecutors accuse the men

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