gang rape

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gang rape

sexual intercourse against the will of the victim by a group of assailants. Gang sex attacks usually, but not always, are committed by several males who take turns assaulting a female, but the victim may be another male, as in a prison. See also rape, statutory rape.

gang rape

(gang rāp)
Forcible sexual activity involving intrusive contact perpetrated by a group (nearly always male) on a nonconsenting victim.

gang rape

Forcible sexual intercourse or other sexual activity committed on an individual by several persons.
See: rape
See also: rape
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A panel discussion at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has blamed gender imbalance for India's widespread problems of gang-rape and female infanticide.
Summary: Mumbai police formally charged five men in court Thursday over the gang-rape of a young .
Summary: New Delhi: A Singapore doctor who performed a post-mortem examination on an Indian gang-rape victim .
Her death has prompted government promises of better protection for women, and deep soul-searching in a nation where gang-rapes are a daily occurrence and sexual harassment is routinely dismissed as "Eve-teasing".