India approves death penalty for rape of young children

Swati Maliwal (L), chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women, gestures during her hunger strike protest in which she is demanding the immediate implementation of a stringent law to punish convicted rapists in New Delhi on April 21, 2018. - Nationwide protests in Indian have been held in the past week over the gang-rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state.