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A homeless woman taking drug, in Kolkata, India. Living by the street side or railway platforms, these women face worst kinds of abuse ranging from rape maiming, killing, trafficking, prostitution etc. Many turn to drug to be able to cope, but sadly, become more vulnerable to abuse once they are stoned. Crimes against women have been going on since centuries. In India, women have been categorically marginalized with various types of repressions enforced upon them. Be it home or outside, an Indian woman is potentially at the risk of being discriminated against, molested, raped and even killed. Until recently, turning a blind eye to such crimes has been the norm in largely gender-biased Indian society. But after the brutal gang rape and subsequent death of the Delhi Physiotherapy student, the so-far-silent middle class has turned vocal
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