At a time when Indians are re-examining their society in the light of a single, horrific incident of gang rape, South Africa seems numb - unable to muster much more than a collective shrug in the face of almost unbelievably grim statistics - seemingly far worse than India's.
Here almost 60,000 rapes are reported to the police each year - more than double the number in India, in a far smaller country.
Experts believe the true figure is at least 10 times that - 600,000 attacks....
Read it all or watch the video report (recommended).
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Posted January 11, 2013 at 7:00 am
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