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Indian women breaking code of silence over sexual violence

15 October 2013 Last updated at 10:47 BST

Nearly a year after the brutal gang rape and murder of a student on a bus in Delhi led to days of nationwide protests, more and more Indian women are joining the debate about their place in the country - and trying to lift the veil of secrecy over violence, often sexual, which is perpetrated against them.

Rupa Jha reports.

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