Print edition : October 28, 2016

Some young men being arrested for harassing women, on M.G. Road in Gurugram, Haryana, on September 4. Photo: PTI

Superintendent of Police A. Ravi Krishna distributing chilli powder to students of Government Women’s College, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh. He advised them to use it to fend off possible assaults in public spaces. A 2013 photograph. Photo: T. VIJAYA KUMAR

Harassment of women in public spaces is a major problem in India that needs urgent addressing.
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