India on Monday lived several demonstrations and hectic debates in Parliament demanding the hardening of sentences for sexual violence, following the recent group rape and murder of a young veterinarian.
With banners with the slogans "Ask, listen and respect", "What part of the 'NO' have you not understood?" or "There is no sex without consent," several hundred protesters claimed in a protest in central New Delhi the end of the attacks on women.
In addition, they called for "scientific and rapid" investigations of cases of sexual violence, and "fast and fair" trials for the accused, he said. Poonam, the general secretary of Pragatisheel Mahila Sangathan (Grouping of Progressive Women, in Hindi), one of the organizations calling for the protest.
The demonstrations also took place in other cities in India, such as eastern Calcutta or southern Hyderabad, where last week there was a group rape and murder that sparked this wave of outrage across the country.
The victim, a 26 year old veterinarian, was deceived by four men, who first they punctured the wheels of his motorcycle and then, while pretending that they would help him repair it, he was forcibly taken to a room where they raped her in a group and suffocated, and then burn your body with gasoline.
Tense Parliamentary Debate
Parliamentarian Revanth Reddy, representative of the opposition Congress Party in the state of Telangana, of which Hyderabad is its capital, was one of the participants in the New Delhi demonstration, where he claimed that "hang up the guilty as soon as possible ", as he wrote in his official Twitter account.
The debate in the hemicycle of the Indian Parliament was also tense, with continuous calls for quick action against the guilty as exemplary as possible, to prevent events like this from happening again.
"These types of people (rapists) need to be presented in public and lynched," said parliamentarian and actress Jaya Bachchan of the Samajwadi party and wife of the iconic Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan.
Bachchan was not the only one to request forceful actions against rapists.
"The four people who committed this crime should be hanged before December 31," said parliamentarian Vijila Sathyanath of the AIADMK regional.
Laws against sexual assaults hardened in India after a young university student died after being raped and tortured by six men on a bus in 2012 in New Delhi, in a case that transcended the borders, and marked a before and a later, although he did not prevent these crimes from continuing.