BBC News – India’s new comic ‘super hero’: Priya, the rape survivor A new comic book with a female rape survivor as its “super hero” has been launched to focus attention on the problem of sexual violence in India. Been reading the Indian epic Mahabharata recently, and was a little disappointed about some of the... Read more »
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