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Media Action Against Rape is a research and capacity building project led by Bournemouth University, UK, and UNESCO, New Delhi. A 20-month academic study, it seeks to offer news media solutions to combat rape culture. MAAR runs NewsTracker, a web site that scrutinises the representation of sexual violence in the Indian news media.

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