Hindus/rape

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What does Hinduism believe about rape? Does Hindu law prescribe punishments for rapists? Why is rape so prevalent in modern India?

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Dear Rose

Hinduism treats women with great respect. The rapist are to be given extreme punishment. The so called modern India is continuing the baggage of male dominated society, illiteracy, limited access to justice to helpless and poor, lack of rational thinking and scientific temper, discrimination of girl child and women, etc. Rape is a symptom of the mindset of the rapists.

Hope that clarifies.

Garain

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