Protesters hold candles during a rally in New Delhi late Saturday following the death of a woman gang-raped on a bus. Sajjad Hussain /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Women shop and trade at a market in Razon city, northeast of Pyongyang, in September. Most private trading, which is the only source of income for almost half of North Korean families, is done by women. Carlos Barria/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Demonstrators rally in New Delhi on Thursday as part of ongoing protests following the rape of a student in the Indian capital on Dec. 16 Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Carolers from St. Columba's School in New Delhi stage their annual Christmas program, where the student body is Catholic, Sikh and Hindu. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo fields reporters' questions after meeting with residents of a Jakarta slum. Recent polls say Widodo is currently the most popular choice for Indonesia's president in 2014. Yosef Riadi for NPR hide caption

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A clothing store in Ahmadabad, India, sparked controversy earlier this year, as reporter David Shaftel reports in Bloomberg Businessweek. The city tore down the store's name in October, flummoxing the owners who refused to change it. Ajit Solanki/AP hide caption

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Protestors are storming central Delhi streets, calling for women's safety following a brutal attack on a young woman last weekend. Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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