People hold placards during a protest in Ahmedabad on October 1 after the deaths of a 19-year-old and a 22-year-old woman. Photo: AFP People hold placards during a protest in Ahmedabad on October 1 after the deaths of a 19-year-old and a 22-year-old woman. Photo: AFP
People hold placards during a protest in Ahmedabad on October 1 after the deaths of a 19-year-old and a 22-year-old woman. Photo: AFP

Outrage in India after second Dalit woman dies from gang-rape in a week

  • The woman from the marginalised ‘untouchables’ caste was raped by two men in Uttar Pradesh, the same day a 19-year-old died following an earlier attack
  • India’s 200 million Dalits have long faced discrimination and abuse, and campaigners say attacks have increased during the coronavirus pandemic

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People hold placards during a protest in Ahmedabad on October 1 after the deaths of a 19-year-old and a 22-year-old woman. Photo: AFP People hold placards during a protest in Ahmedabad on October 1 after the deaths of a 19-year-old and a 22-year-old woman. Photo: AFP
People hold placards during a protest in Ahmedabad on October 1 after the deaths of a 19-year-old and a 22-year-old woman. Photo: AFP
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