After seven long months a rape victim’s family is brought some closure

By Julie Inglese

CNN reported that a groundbreaking case was settled on Friday in New Delhi, India. After seven months of public outcry and uncertainty about the punishment of the allege rapists, four men were found guilty and sentenced to death, a rare occurrence in India, for the ruthless rape of a 23-year-old girl. The innocent victim was merely riding a bus when she found herself surrounded by at least five drunk men that gang raped her so brutally that she died several days after the attach. This case points to a change in India’s stance on both the death penalty and women’s rights. India has taken a large step forward in their demand for better treatment of women.