India Confronts the Problem of Violence against Women

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India's courts are in the spotlight, as the trial of five men charged with the brutal rape and murder of a young woman is set to start in Delhi this weekend. The gang rape case has prompted an outpouring of anger in India, much of it focused against the justice system. Guest host Sara Terry looks at the forces that shape attitudes towards women in India and what needs to change. Also, the House passes $9.7 Billion in Hurricane Sandy relief, and more surprising discoveries from Mars. This one was found here on earth.

Banner image: People hold a placard during a candlelight vigil in support of women safety in Mumbai December 20, 2012. Photo by Danish Siddiqui/Reuters



Sara Terry