Kiran Bedi - Senior Female Police Officer in India

The brutal gang rape and murder of a young woman in Delhi last month has prompted India to confront a disturbing truth: the country is failing to protect women from sexual violence.

Kiran Bedi has seen the problem close up – she was the most senior female police officer in the Indian Police Service when she retired.

Is India ready for the deep-seated changes that would make the country’s women less vulnerable?

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Sat 19 Jan 2013 15:05 GMT