India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 5, 2015
An empowered committee comprising officials from various ministries, including Women and Child Development, Home Affairs, Road Transport and Railways, has been constituted to approve schemes proposed under the Nirbhaya Fund, Finance Ministry said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 4, 2015
In a significant judgement, the Allahabad High Court has ruled that a child born out of rape will have inheritance rights over the property of the assaulter, the "biological father".
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 26, 2015
The Centre has been asked to consider castration as punishment for child abusers and rapists, in a strongly-worded judgement by the Madras High Court. "The court cannot be a silent spectator, unmoved and oblivious of the horrible blood curdling gang-rapes of children in various parts of India," the court said.
India News | Agencies | Friday October 23, 2015
Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan, who is known for his outrageous comments, today said the mobile phone is to be blamed for incidents like the rape of a two-year-old, allegedly by teenage boys in Delhi.
Blog | Jyotsna Mohan Bhargava | Monday October 19, 2015
Delhi is the city where innocence is lost, where all little girls need to grow up.
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra and Ishadrita Lahiti, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday October 18, 2015
Two boys - aged around 17 -- were picked up by the police for the rape of a two-and-a-half-year-old child, which shocked Delhi on Friday. The boys had abducted the little girl from the middle of a crowded Ramlila, when there was a power outage for a few minutes, the police said.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 18, 2015
Senior Delhi Police officer Deepak Mishra's reported comments on rape in the wake sexual assault of two children today drew sharp criticism from the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who termed it "shameful".
Delhi News | Reported by Bhairavi Singh, Edited by Surabhi Malik | Sunday October 18, 2015
Just a week after the horrific rape and torture of a four-year-old girl in Delhi, two more cases of young girls being raped have been reported from the capital. Both the girls have suffered severe injuries and are recovering in hospital.
Delhi News | NDTV.com | Tuesday October 13, 2015
A 26-year-old man has been arrested for the horrific rape and torture of a four-year-old girl in Delhi last week. The accused, Rahul is among the four men who were detained by the police on Monday.
Delhi News | Written by Sonal Mehrotra | Monday October 12, 2015
Nearly four days after the horrific rape and torture of a four-year-old girl in Delhi, no one has been arrested. The police have detained four men for questioning.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 18, 2015
The Supreme Court today made the National Commission for Women (NCW) a party to a PIL challenging constitutional validity of a provision in rape laws that permits "intrusive sexual intercourse with a girl child aged between 15 to 18 years" by the husband.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 31, 2015
A grandson of South African icon Nelson Mandela, who was freed on bail in a child sex case, is being investigated for assaulting a woman, police said today.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday July 25, 2015
A court in Gujarat has denied a 14-year-old girl a late-term abortion after she was allegedly raped by a doctor.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday July 22, 2015
When a teenage girl quietly slipped a letter to her school teacher last week, the latter had no idea that it was not a simple request for leave, but a desperate plea for help. For, in the letter, the child had written that her father had been raping her, and that her mother, who had witnessed these sexual assaults, did nothing to help her.
India News | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Ravindra Kumar, the 24-year-old man arrested last week for allegedly killing a six-year-old girl, has told the police that he sexually assaulted as many as 30 children.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 16, 2015
An Australian man accused of raping and trafficking two girls in the Philippines pleaded not guilty today, court officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 30, 2015
The UN human rights chief said Saturday he had asked several countries to probe allegations of rape and killings by their troops in the Central African Republic following reports of child abuse by French peacekeepers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 30, 2015
A 12-year-old Uruguayan who was left pregnant after being raped, will be allowed by authorities to keep her baby, news reports said on Friday.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday May 28, 2015
A 23-year-old man and his cousin sister have been arrested in West Bengal's Siliguri for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl earlier this week.
India News | Thursday April 30, 2015
The concept of marital rape does not apply in India as marriage is treated as sacred here, the government said in Parliament today.
India News | Reported by Nikita Niraj Arora; Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 24, 2015
A five-year-old girl who was allegedly raped in Mumbai on Tuesday was kept waiting for hours as policemen of two districts argued over who should take the case.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday April 11, 2015
A 16-year old girl in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district has filed a complaint with the police alleging that she was repeatedly raped by her father, uncle and brother for more than two years.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 5, 2015
Alen Muhic, abandoned at birth by his Muslim mother who was raped by a Serb soldier during the Bosnian war of the 1990s, went on a quest two decades later to find his biological parents.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday April 2, 2015
A large group of furious villagers today blocked roads near Delhi today as they protested against the rape of a five-year-old and demanded that the child be urgently moved to a private hospital in