January 8th, 2013
02:01 PM ET

New Delhi gang rape attack 'didn't surprise me, it disgusted me,' says Padma Lakshmi

For decades sexual violence against women in India has gone unreported and even when an arrest is made, India's national crime bureau says just 26% of the rape cases end with a conviction.

The brutal gang rape and murder of a 23 year-old woman in New Delhi last month has sparked international outrage and women everywhere are hoping its a catalyst for change.

Among them is Padma Lakshmi. The author and host of "Top Chef" was born in India and still has family there. Lakshmi comes OutFront with Erin Burnett.

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