Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 18, was doused in kerosene and set on fire after refusing to withdraw a sexual harassment complaint against the headteacher of the seminary she attended.
Hindu nationalist trolls have boasted about finding wives in Kashmir after BJP government stripped the region of constitutional protections.
Once again the underbelly of the Indian society is exposed and the case has become a rallying point for activists demanding a change in the laws to protect vulnerable couples.
Turnout is uncertain for the Alpine country's first such protest in 28 years, but supporters vow to make their views clear at train stations, offices and other public sites during the morning commute.
A string of killings across the Arab world should be bigger news and a sign that a lot more needs to be done to protect women who don't conform to narrow expectations.
The new unit will tackle violence against women across the country, which in recent years has recorded tens of thousands of such cases.
Demonstrations and rallies are being held across several countries as the world celebrates International Women's Day with the theme #PressforProgress.
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