The circumstances of this story are eerily similar to the gang rape of an American woman in Delhi this past December.
These three young men, gang-raped the young woman while her male companion was beaten.
It's a horrific story and even more so in light of recent news that two other Brazilian women have also forward with news that they too were victims of this terrible crime.
Anchor, Marco Werman speaks with Brazilian sociologist Jacqueline Pitanguy. She is the director of CEPIA a non-profit that focuses on violence against women in Brazil.