UPDATE 1-WPP India unit sacks employees after sexist Ford ads

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By Aradhana Aravindan MUMBAI, March 26 (Reuters) - An Indian unit of advertising group WPP has sacked employees over a series of ads, including one showing women tied up in the trunk of a Ford driven by ex-Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The ads were published days after India approved a tougher new law to punish sex crimes, following the fatal gang rape of a student in December. That attack sparked unprecedented protests over the ...

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