In a hospital In Delhi a three-year-old must apply currently all her strength to survive. The girl had been raped in the Indian capital on the anniversary of the fatal gang rape of a student. A 40-year-old employee of a security service was arrested as a suspect after it had initially provided to residents and beaten up, the police announced on Monday.

women’s rights activist is tweeting from the hospital in Delhi

The child had been found on Sunday unconscious and bleeding heavily in a South West district of Delhi and taken to a hospital, where the surgery had been. The Head of the women Commission of the capital region, Swati Maliwal, tweeted from the hospital, the little girl fights for his life. They are also referred to the anniversary of the gang rape.

Exactly six years earlier, on January 16. In December 2012, had been raped a 23-year-old medical student, after a visit to the cinema in Delhi in a Bus by several young men brutally, and later died. The case sparked protests and a public debate on the Problem of sexual violence in India. A few months later, some of the laws were tightened.

India is fighting against sexual violence

Cruel sexual violence against women and children in India, however, continued to again and again. According to official statistics, in 2016, have been recorded in India, more than 19,000 rapes of Minors. The number of unreported cases is likely to be high.

After the rape and murder of an eight-year-old, rape of girls under twelve years, in the spring of the death penalty. The judiciary is working but very slowly – tens of thousands of procedure for child abuse are still open.

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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