Rape of girls in India sparks global condemnation

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There is outrage and backlash in India after two teenage girls were gang raped and later found hanging from a tree.
Hundreds of students took to the streets of New Delhi to protest. They want authorities to do more to protect women against sexual crimes. Two brothers and a police officer have been arrested in connection with this rape.

Statistics show a rape is committed every 22 minutes in India, a nation of 1.2 billion people. This gang rape and ruthless double murder has sparked condemnation around the world.

CCTV’s Shweta Bajaj has more from New Delhi and we warn our viewers of the disturbing images in this report.

Twin gang rape, murder shocks India

Twin gang rape, murder shocks India

There is outrage and backlash in India after two teenage girls were gang raped and later found hanging from a tree. CCTV's Shweta Bajaj has more from New Delhi and we warn our viewers of the disturbing images in this report.

CCTV’s Elaine Reyes speaks to Jacqueline Bhabha from Harvard University’s school of public health to find out more about India’s latest rape case and the safety of women in the country.

Jacqueline Bhabha on rape in India

Jacqueline Bhabha on rape in India

CCTV's Elaine Reyes speaks to Jacqueline Bhabha from Harvard University's school of public health to find out more about India's latest rape case and the safety of women in the country.