Women in Indian rural village
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Rural India's battle against sexual violence

There is growing alarm over a series of brutal gang rapes in the northern Indian state of Haryana, with 11 attacks reported in the past month alone.

Statements made by traditional village councils - some of which have suggested that rape could be avoided if women were married at a younger age - are also a source of concern.

Sanjoy Majumder reports.

  • 22 Oct 2012