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Thousands protest against 'rape culture' in Uruguay

Thousands protest against 'rape culture' in Uruguay

Thousands of women took the streets of the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo on Friday, to protest against a rape case that has shocked the country.

In the incident, which occurred on Sunday, a woman left a club with a man and accompanied him to his apartment.

While they were having sexual intercourse, at least two more men entered the apartment and raped her.

The unidentified 30-year-old was later found by a friend in the center of Montevideo and taken to a hospital where doctors confirmed the attack.

Protesters marched along the streets from Independencia Square in downtown Montevideo.