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A comparison of punishments for rape in India vs other countries

Priyanka Rajpal [ Updated 26 May 2014, 08:12:12 ]



USA





The government of USA considers rape as the most serious form of sexual assault.

They define different punishment extensively for various types of sexual assaults which are even covered under rape.

There the average sentence for convicted rapists was 11.8 years, while the actual time served was 5.4 years.