Delhi women on guard

Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm IST

1 of 20. Sweety, 22, a student, takes a self defence class in New Delhi, January 14, 2013. tlight. Sweety travels four hours every day from her village to the city to learn karate and taekwondo. She said, 'boys in my village are scared to tease me after I beat up one boy who was passing lewd comments on me'. Since a medical student died after being gang raped on a bus in New Delhi, the issue of women's security in India has been under the spotlight.

Credit: Reuters/Mansi Thapliyal

Women take up self-defence, pepper spray after Delhi gang rape.