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Watch Barkha Dutt Passionately Slam Negative Stereotypes About Women's Safety In India

"I have a fierce disagreement with the narrative that's being built around my country."

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The Sixth Annual Women in the World Summit was held in New York last week, from April 22-24.

Women from different walks of life around the globe gathered to share their stories and discuss gender struggles and triumphs.
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Women from different walks of life around the globe gathered to share their stories and discuss gender struggles and triumphs.

Day 2 featured a panel titled "The Debate That's Shaking India" featuring journalist Barkha Dutt and "India's Daughter" director Leslee Udwin.

Moderated by Norah O'Donnell, the panel discussed sexual violence and gender inequality in India, among other things.
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Moderated by Norah O'Donnell, the panel discussed sexual violence and gender inequality in India, among other things.

In her opening statement, Barkha Dutt asked the audience to look past their preconceived notions about India.

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The discussion turned to the safety of women in India...

At which point, Barkha Dutt let her strong feelings about the subject be known.

Watch Barkha Dutt's takedown here.

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You can watch the panel in its entirety here.