The gang rape of a 16 year-old girl captured on video and shared in social media sent shockwaves across Brazil. Women in Brazil are protesting to raise awareness of widespread rape in the country.
Brazil is bracing for nationwide protests after the video of a 16-year-old girl who had been gang raped was shared on social media, and the victim faced a backlash. Donna Bowater reports from Rio de Janeiro.
Seven have been charged in the gang rape of a 16-year-old Brazilian girl that was uploaded to social media. The attack has shocked Brazil, coming to symbolize what activists have deemed a culture of misogyny.
Thousands of women have taken to streets across Brazil to protest a "culture of rape." The protesters denounced the mindset after the spread of a video allegedly showing a teenager being sexually assaulted by many men.
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