Child rape victim renews focus on sexual violence in India

18 May, 2017, 17:25 | Author: Garry Little
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An Indian court will decide whether a 10-year-old Indian girl left pregnant after she was repeatedly raped should be allowed to have an abortion, police said Tuesday.

Police said there were no official records of the child's birth date. It is unclear what the young girl's wishes were in the matter.

The girl's mother suspected her daughter might be pregnant only last week and took her to a doctor. So, on humanitarian grounds, they made a decision to go for aborting the fetus.

In 2015, the Indian high court also gave an exception to a 14-year-old rape victim who was past 20 weeks pregnant.

Police said the men took turns raping the woman, using an iron rod to violate her as the bus drove around the city for nearly an hour.

The girl is expected to have the procedure in a hospital in Rohtak, 40 miles from New Delhi.

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Kumar and the other man, named only as Vikas, then allegedly raped and mutilated her, police in the northern state of Haryana said.

According to the Indian Express, the mother of the 10-year-old girl said that she wanted her husband free, even though he is accused of the rape.

"The girl's life is destroyed but what will happen to my other children?"

According to data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the number of child sexual abuse cases including rape, molestation, exploitation for pornography and trafficking minors for sex, spiked by 70 percent in recent years. Ruling that the case involved "exceptional..."

Studies have shown that in many cases such a child of ten years, those who perform are people known to the children themselves, especially carers as parents, relatives and teachers. He said it was a hard decision but concluded that the unborn baby is innocent just like the victim.

However, the Supreme Court overturned his ruling and allowed the unborn baby to be aborted.

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