Pink power: Teaching India's women how to fight back
Haaretz spends three days with Sampat Pal, the woman credited with giving a voice to her repressed sisters across the subcontinent.
Artie Presad, a thin, quiet girl of 13 from the Uttar Pradesh state in northern India, was working in a wheat field near her village with five other girls when a strange man approached her. According to one of the girls, the man pulled out a pistol − though another girl claims he only threatened that he had a gun. They all agree that he demanded they go to work in his field and that he grabbed Artie and...
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