Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf (center) arrives in court in Karachi on Friday. An angry lawyer threw a shoe at Musharraf, who was not hit. He faces legal charges following his return to the country after four years in self-imposed exile, police said. Fareed Khan/AP hide caption

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Passengers travel in a train car reserved for woman in Mumbai on March 8. The cars are offered in New Delhi and other places as well. Women say they like the security that the cars offer, but say men's attitudes need to change. Rajanish Kakade/AP hide caption

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On India's Trains, Seeking Safety In The Women's Compartment
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U.S. To Honor India Gang-Rape Victim
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A truck burns on a street outside Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, on Thursday. Violence erupted, and dozens have been killed, after a court sentenced an Islamist leader to the death penalty for crimes dating to the country's 1971 war of independence. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Gyanesh Kamal, a Hindu saint, attends the Kumbh Mela on the banks of the Ganges River in the northern Indian city of Allahabad. The gathering is the largest religious festival in the world. Anoo Bhuyan/NPR hide caption

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India's Helicopter Deal Investigated For Kickbacks
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In rallies around the globe, demonstrators on Valentine's Day called for an end to violence against women. A large, animated crowed gathered in New Delhi for the One Billion Rising rally. Anoo Bhuyan/NPR hide caption

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'One Billion Rising' Campaigns To End Violence Against Women
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A Hindu devotee prays after a holy dip at the Sangam, the confluence of three holy rivers — the Ganges, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati --” during the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India, on Sunday. Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP hide caption

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Seeking A Glimpse Of Immortality In The Waters Of India's Holy Rivers
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Roopa, the pseudonym for a gang rape victim in rural India, is shown at her home in the state of Haryana. Police were reluctant to investigate initially and the community has ostracized her. But her family has stood by her as she presses the case. Julie M. McCarthy /NPR hide caption

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Outside The Big City, A Harrowing Sexual Assault In Rural India
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India Criticized For Changing Rape Laws Too Hastily
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Report Blasts India's Treatment Of Women
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The scene at a candle light vigil earlier this month in New Delhi. Those gathered want the men accused in a brutal rape and murder to be punished, and they want violence against women in India to stop. Harish Tyagi /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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During 2nd Term, Obama To Pivot To Asia
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Tensions Simmer In Himalayan Region Of Kashmir
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