A new ad campaign designed to create awareness of domestic abuse in India uses images of classic Hindu goddesses complete with cuts, bruises and black eyes.
The woman later died at a Singapore hospital from her injuries.
She was one of the 244,270 victims of crimes against women reported in 2012.
It’s estimated that 68% of all Indian women are victims of domestic violence at some point in their lives.
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Also, check out a short film they made a few years ago about the plight of Indian women who are survivors of sex trafficking.
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