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Girls Should Marry to Avoid Being Raped, Say Indian Caste Elders

Society & Culture  (tags: rape, gang-rape, India, suicide, marriage, Hindus, religion )

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Girls should marry while they are children to avoid being raped, Indian caste elders declared after a 16 year girl killed herself following a gang-rape.Shortly after the attack, the girl poured kerosene on her body and set fire to herself. She was taken

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Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 9:26 am
Boys should learn to be gentle, kind, and sensitive to others...that way girls don't get raped. Girls should allowed to flower into the uniquely beautiful people each of them are. Whether they marry or not is their choice.

Anneke Hut (40)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 11:42 am
I do totally agree with Brian.

linda b (31)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 2:18 pm
I agree with Brian as well. Plus a married woman is just as likely to get raped as a single one.

Jay S (116)
Friday October 12, 2012, 3:54 am
Awful! Hard to believe we are in the 21st century in much of the world. They need to get rid of the ugly caste system to start with which oppresses people and demeans them. It is a system that only gives credence to hate, bigotry and discrimination.

patrica and edw jones (190)
Saturday October 20, 2012, 5:25 pm
Between a rock and a hard place for these girls. What a shabby life - there is no freedom of choice.
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