by SARAH SERRATO
In the Indian state of Jharkhand, two teen girls were brutally raped. In response to these incidents, thousands of people started protesting demanding for a change. A 17-year-old girl was raped but also severely burned which resulted in 70% of her body becoming badly burnt. It was said on the news that the 17-year-old girl was at a relative’s house when her rapist came in and raped and burned her. Neighbors heard her cries for help and immediately rushed her to the hospital. According to the hospital staff, she is responding well and her organs are functioning normally. A local man was arrested because he is believed to be connected to the brutal crime. The first attack that occurred in the village was of a 16-year-old girl that sadly died by cause of fire. Women and even men are outraged at the heinous crimes that are happening and demand justice for the poor victims.