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Controversial Saturday: Rape.

India has one of the worlds worst annual rate of rape cases and very few of the men are ever brought before the courts. The one’s that are usually get of on technicalities.

Campaigners in India are calling for tougher penalties for sex offenders after a massive rise in the number of rapes.

According to the latest government figures, a woman is now raped in India every 20 minutes.

But despite the increase in sex attacks the number of convictions is falling.

In the last 12 months, there have been a number of high profile cases which have caused outrage across the nation.

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