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Child Rape Survivor Improves, Protests Continue

Doctors say the 5-year-old girl, who was kidnapped, raped and tortured in India's capital New Delhi, is slowly improving.

The child was in critical condition when she was transferred to the country's largest hospital Thursday. Doctors Sunday said she was responding well to treatment and that her condition had stabilized.

Meanwhile, hundreds of protesters took to the streets across India for a third day Sunday. The demonstrators are demanding the resignation of New Delhi's police commissioner after reports emerged that police ignored the girl's disappearance and reportedly offered money to her parents in order to keep the matter quiet.

Indian police have arrested the child's 22-year-old neighbor. The girl was reported missing from her New Delhi home on April 15 and found three days later in a locked room. Police say the suspect left her for dead after the brutal attack.

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FILE-In this Monday, May 19, 2014 file photo, Martha Mark, the mother of kidnapped school girl Monica Mark cries as she displays her photo, in the family house, in Chibok, Nigeria.

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