UN Women, the main UN body dedicated to the protection of the rights of women and girls, mourned the death of the victim.
“The secretary-general expresses deep sorrow at the death of the 23-year-old Delhi student who was gang-raped by six men in a moving bus in New Delhi on December 16,” read a statement issued by Ban’s spokesperson.
The secretary-general “offers his sincerest condolences to her parents, family and friends, and utterly condemns this brutal crime”, it said.
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