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Bangalore, 17 year old novice gang raped
Local Church reports attack to AsiaNews. The Archbishop, Msgr. Bernard Moras, expresses "deep sorrow for the inhumane act suffered by this young girl. This act is a shameful blot on the dignity of our women, society and the nation." Three men broke into the convent and raped the girl, who has been hospitalized.
West Bengal, 20 year-old gang raped: her boyfriend is from another tribe
The head of her village ordered a trial and sexual violence to punish her. Now the victim is in the hospital and identified her rapists, who were arrested by the police. Catholic Bishop : "In order to stop the violence we need to change the mindset, not resort to the death penalty”.
Indian bishop: Inhuman cruelty against the two Dalit girls
The teenagers - 13 and 15 - were found hanged from a tree. An autopsy confirmed the gang rape and death by strangulation. Five out of seven of the attackers arrested, including two policemen who had tried to cover the culprits. Auxiliary Bishop of Mumbai : "We need to educate men if we want to eliminate gender discrimination".
Card. Gracias: Catholic nun’s rape a national shame
The Salesian religious attacked a week ago in Chhattisgarh confirms that she was raped. Her head covered and supported by Christian leaders and human rights activists, the nun spoke to reporters about the attack. Archbishop of Mumbai: "Women treated as objects, and this is bad social growth. All of society must work to end this discrimination and devaluation".
For Catholic doctor, violence against women can destroy India
A member of the Pontifical Academy for Life talks to AsiaNews about the gang rape of a novice in Bangalore. "The fight against this culture of violence must start with respect for life, especially for the girls for whom violence begins in the womb with female feticide and infanticide," he said.
Gang rape in New Delhi, victim in critical condition
The girl, aged 23, is attached to a respirator with serious facial and abdominal injuries. The violence took place on board a bus. Six people arrested, but the rapists could be seven. The capital of India has the highest number of rapes in the country, in 2012 alone there were 582.
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