Indian woman gang-raped as ‘punishment’ – News – Al Jazeera English

Indian woman gang-raped as ‘punishment’ – News – Al Jazeera English.

A 22-year-old woman is critical after being allegedly gang-raped by 13 men on the orders of village elders in India’s eastern state of West Bengal, reports say.

The elders meted out the rape as punishment for the woman’s involvement with a man from another community. The 13 men involved in ordering the punishment and in the rape have been arrested, reports said.

Indian woman gang-raped as ‘punishment’ – News – Al Jazeera English.

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  • Angela Grant is a medical doctor. For 22 years, she practiced emergency medicine and internal medicine. She studied for one year at Harvard T. H Chan School Of Public Health. She writes about culture, race, and health.

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