Indian authorities move to provide help for rape victims

The outrage in India following the fatal gang rape of a medical student on a bus forced its Home Minister to begin to act today.

Every police station in Delhi will now have policewomen on duty in an attempt to improve the way victims of rape are treated.

Last year in Delhi alone there were hundreds of reported rapes but only a single conviction.

ITV News correspondent Geraint Vincent spoke to one rape victim:

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Delhi gang rape trial begins

The fast-track trial of five men accused of gang rape and murder has begun today in Delhi. A sixth suspect is due to be tried in a juvenile court because he is under 18.