The rape of a young 20-year-old woman who was allegedly assaulted, gang-raped, and left to die in Hathras, UP is a horrifying incident that has left us outraged. The recent data from National Crime Records Bureau shows that there were 87 rape cases every day in 2019 and 4,05,861 cases of crimes against women during the year.

And despite the fact that we are currently in lockdown and there is a pandemic taking over, the crimes against women in 2020 have in no way reduced. Here are headlines from this year that sum up this country's violence against women.

Source: BBC
Source: Times Now
Source: TOI
Source: India Today
Source: FirstPost
Source: NDTV
Source: Hindustan Times
Source: TOI
Source: Hindustan Times
Source: Catch News
Source: BBC
Source: The Guardian
Source: India Times
Source: The Hindu
Source: FirstPost
Source: Deccan Herald
Source: The Week
Source: Deccan Herald
Source: Deccan Herald
Source: Scoopwhoop
Source: Hindustan Times

Read more about the Hathras case here.