India reels from another horrific gang rape case in wave of sexual violence
A 20-year-old woman has been raped in public by as many as 12 men on the orders of tribal elders in a village in eastern India, according to local police.
The attack, in Birbhum district about 120 miles from Kolkata, was a punishment for an “unauthorised” relationship with a man from another village and the woman’s subsequent failure to pay a 50,000 rupee (£490) fine, local media reports said. Read more
Pictured: A protest against sexual violence in Delhi. Photograph: Louis Dowse/Demotix/Corbis