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A 24-year-old woman, allegedly gangraped by two of her husband's relatives in Thane. [Representational Image]CityPeople News Nigeria/Flickr

The malaise called rape is not confined to India alone, according to this Indian, who has come up with "'United Kingdom's Daughters" to highlight the prevalance of rape in the West, especially in the UK. 

It comes within days of documentary filmmaker Leslee Udwin's "India's Daughter", which its opponents say seeks to project India as a country of rapists.

Harvinder Singh, the maker of "United Kingdom's Daughters", says that about 250 women are raped in the UK everyday and that a third of Britons believe that women are responsible for rape, says a report in The Indian Express.

Singh also portrays in the documentary film that merely 10 per cent rapists are convicted in the UK. 

Singh seeks to drive home the point that not only is rape a global problem, but rapists too share a similar mindset, wherever they are. 

He uses his documentary to highlight that since women in the UK don't resist rape, lesser number of rape victims get killed, a disturbing coincidence to the claim made by one of the rapists in the 16 December 2012 case. Mukesh Singh had said that the victim in the Delhi rape case would not have been killed had she not resisted, apart from actually blaming her.

"You can't clap with one hand. It takes two hands to clap. A decent girl won't roam at around 9'o clock at night. A girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy," Mukesh Singh was quoted as saying in "India's Daughter", the documentary film based on the December rape incident. 

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