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India’s Rape problem:A Police Problem

India’s Rape problem:A Police Problem | Soup for thought | Scoop.it

 Public outrage over the recent shocking assault and gang-rape of a 23-year-old Delhi woman developed into outrage over India’s much larger sexual violence problem, which is now turning to outrage against the police. It’s not hard to see why: Three-fourths of the perpetrators of India’s 24,206 rapes in 2011 are still free, and that’s not even including the rapes that go unreported, which are thought to be the majority of cases. The women and girls who do report being raped can sometimes face antipathy or outright hostility from police.- 

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The article uncovers some of the most humiliating methods adopted by police in most of the developing countries like hymen examination, vaginal laxity and virginity test. 

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