Indian Students March for Women’s Protection

    Activists demonstrate as they boycott India's Republic Day celebrations following the gang rape and murder of a student in December last year in New Delhi on January 26, 2013. India's president on the eve of India's Republic Day celebrations said it was time for the country to "reset its moral compass" in the wake of the savage gang rape and murder of a student last month that ignited nationwide protests. AFP PHOTO/RAVEENDRAN        (Photo credit should read RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Activists in New Dehli on Saturday. (Raveendran/AFP/Getty)

    “Freedom for women!” shouted hundreds of protestors in India on Saturday as they marched toward parliament. The group, mostly students, was calling for quick implementation of laws suggested on Wednesday by a government panel brought together in the wake of December’s violent gang-rape. The proposed laws, drawn from over 80,000 suggestions, include a stricter enforcement of sexual-assault laws, speedier rape trials, and an end to political interference in sex-crime cases.

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