[In the news] Rape: A horrific global phenomenon- GMA News

Rape: A horrific global phenomenon.

VERONICA PULUMBARIT, GMA News

January 28, 2012 1

 This is the first in a monthly series of articles about Violence Against Women.

Rape, one of the worst human rights violations, happens everywhere.

The stories are horrific: Just this month in Australia, a mother of four raped her own 11-year-old daughter to teach her about sex.

The newspaper Sunshine Coast Daily said the mother, 37, in a “bizarre sex education,” used her mobile phone to create three films showing her raping her youngest daughter.

Also this month in India, a 19-year-old student was gang-raped inside a moving bus before she was killed, the news site Emirates 24/7 reported.

Many Filipinos, in the Philippines or abroad, have also been victims of rape.

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