India | Tanima Biswas | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Young Lakshmi is filled with fear every time she has to step out of home and go the fields 200 metres away to relieve herself in the night. The 19-year-old lives in a small Uttar Pradesh village in Badaun district only a few houses away from where tw...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 21, 2014
In wake of rising sexual assault cases against women in Bangalore, including the alleged rape of a 6-year-old , police have drafted a set of guidelines for their safety and security in schools across the city, a top official said Sunday.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday July 19, 2014
Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav stirred yet another controversy today while defending his son Akhilesh Yadav's government amid a growing resentment over the increase in crime against women in Uttar Pradesh.
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Two minors have been convicted for the gang-rapes of a photojournalist and telephone operator in the abandoned Shakti Mills compound in Mumbai last year.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 10, 2014
An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped at gunpoint in Bhensaheri village of Muzaffarnagar on Wednesday, the police have said.
Cities | Reuters | Tuesday July 8, 2014
Reports of crimes against women in India such as rape, dowry deaths, abduction and molestation increased by 26.7 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year, government statistics showed on Monday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 6, 2014
In order to curb crime against women and provide them immediate help in case of emergency, Ghaziabad police has decided to launch a 24-hour women helpline -- 1090 -- in the district.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Crimes against women in six of the eight Northeastern states increased significantly in the last year compared to the year before as Assam led the list, although Manipur and Mizoram registered a downward trend.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 29, 2014
Three thousand women will join Delhi Police by next year as part of the government's efforts to strengthen the capital's police force to deal with crime, especially against women.
Cities | mid-day.com | Thursday June 26, 2014
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's driver was arrested by the Bandra police yesterday for raping a minor. The 17-year-old survivor used to work as a maid at the house of a Bollywood actress.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday June 19, 2014
Sexual violence now may be prosecuted as a crime against humanity in Colombia, where President Juan Manuel Santos signed a law to stem assaults against women during the ongoing civil war.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 17, 2014
Amidst rise in cases of crime against women, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today directed that martial arts training for girls should be introduced in schools and colleges so that they can learn self-defence.
India | Agencies | Thursday June 12, 2014
A woman was allegedly gang-raped by four officers at a police station in Uttar Pradesh, the latest in a string of shocking sex attacks in India's largest state.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday June 12, 2014
Days after two young girls were found hanging from a tree in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh after being raped, another teen has been found hanging from a tree two-hour drive away in the area of Moradabad.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 8, 2014
Opposition Peoples Democratic Party yesterday voiced concern over the increase in crime against women in Jammu and Kashmir and called for serious societal and the government intervention to counter the situation.
India | Written by Devesh Kumar | Thursday June 5, 2014
Akhilesh Yadav and his family, it seems, have decided to brazen out the intense criticism they have been receiving for their failure to stop atrocities against women in the state.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Monday June 2, 2014
There was high drama outside the office of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow. Water cannons were used on hundreds of workers of the BJP, who were protesting over the increasing instances of crime against women in the state. In th...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday June 2, 2014
BJP yesterday announced a gherao of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's office today to protest the increasing instances of crime against women in the state.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 21, 2014
A man, convicted for abetting suicide of his 26-year-old wife, has been sentenced to seven years in jail by a Delhi court which said crime against women must be "dealt with strictly".
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Actress Sharmila Tagore and her daughter Soha Ali support Doordarshan's Main Khuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon