The Doc­u­men­tary 2.06pm, World Ser­vice

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How does a tra­di­tion­ally con­ser­va­tive so­ci­ety re­act to the sud­den tor­rent of sex­ual im­agery fa­cil­i­tated by the ubiq­ui­tous smart­phone? It ap­pears to be a very real prob­lem in In­dia, with pub­lic porn-watch­ing in­creas­ingly com­mon and its pro­fu­sion blamed in some quar­ters for a surge in sex­ual vi­o­lence against women. Divya Arya trav­els the coun­try talk­ing to users (whose num­ber in­clude many women) and pon­der­ing the ac­com­pa­ny­ing is­sues sur­round­ing free­dom of ex­pres­sion.

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