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Candlelight Vigil – Jyoti

The brutal rape and resulting death of the 23-year-old student, Jyoti Singh Pandey last month set off protests in New Delhi and sparked a national debate in India. The inability of law enforcement to protect vulnerable women coupled with a wider debate about the treatment of women in general. Although sexual offences against women occur all over the world the horrific case of Jyoti Pandey has caused something of a media frenzy.