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India gang-rape

Five confess to gang-raping Swiss tourist in India, say police

Five villagers have confessed to gang-raping a Swiss tourist in central India, police said on Sunday, in an incident that has renewed focus on the rampant violence against women in the country.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Indian gang-rape victim shares US courage awards

The Indian gang-rape victim whose brutal death shocked the nation and the world was among nine women honoured by the United States on Friday for their courage.

9 Mar 2013 - 10:12am

Indian president approves death penalty in rape cases

India’s president on Sunday approved harsher punishments for rapists, including the death penalty, after a brutal gang-rape in New Delhi sparked outrage and demands for tougher laws.

4 Feb 2013 - 12:17am

Suspect in India gang rape to be tried as juvenile

A juvenile court has ruled that a suspect in the fatal gang rape of a young woman in New Delhi last month was a juvenile at the time of the attack.

28 Jan 2013 - 7:37pm

Trial in India gang-rape case opens in New Delhi

The trial of five men charged with the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student on a New Delhi bus began in a closed courtroom on Thursday.

24 Jan 2013 - 7:25pm 1 comment

Indian lawyers refuse to defend gang-rape accused

Lawyers at an Indian court hearing the case of a fatal gang-rape that has shocked the nation said on Wednesday they would refuse to defend the men accused of taking part in the assault.

2 Jan 2013 - 4:53pm

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2 Jan 2013 - 2:52am

No justice for India's women

India is the world's biggest democracy and has one of its most dynamic economies. Yet, as the brutal rape of a woman in its capital has revealed, it is also a country of contradictions. While Western mores, fashions and trends are increasingly being embraced, society remains deeply and firmly patriarchal, with men domineering from the boardroom to bedroom.

2 Jan 2013 - 4:45am 1 comment

India gang-rape victim was to marry in weeks, neighbours say

The murdered victim of a gang-rape in New Delhi was to marry her boyfriend who was injured in the same attack, neighbours who attended her funeral said on Sunday.

30 Dec 2012 - 1:11pm

Indian gang-rape victim cremated in New Delhi, was due to marry

The victim of a gang-rape and murder that triggered an outpouring of grief and anger across India was cremated at a private ceremony on Sunday as it emerged she was planning to get married in February.

30 Dec 2012 - 4:05pm 3 comments