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Being A Woman in India

Chandravati, 30, poses with trousers belonging to her missing three-year-old daughter Muskaan inside her house in New Delhi April 28, 2013. Muskaan went missing while playing in the neighbourhood on October 30, 2010, according to her family. Between January 1 and May 8, 2013, 725 children in Delhi were reported missing and are untraced, according to data from India's Zonal Integrated Police Network website. (REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal)

Being a woman in India

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A selection of the best archive images from Reuters showing what it’s like to be a woman in India.

The role and treatment of women in society has recently become a hot political issue in the country after several rape cases in the past two years has led to widespread protests in the region against violence against women. (Reuters)

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