The biggest stories of December 03, 2013
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India | Ketki Angre | Saturday November 30, 2013
The rape case against Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal has propelled a national debate around sexual harassment and violence against women in the workplace.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday November 19, 2013
An 18-year-old was raped after she left a function where free laptops were being distributed, a scheme championed by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 12, 2013
Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence and Islamist feeling after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab world to be a woman, a poll of gender experts showed on Tuesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 30, 2013
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on Tuesday announced a $250,000 grant for the "Delhi Safe City - Free of Violence against Women and Girls", to be implemented in partnership with Indian civil society organisations.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 29, 2013
A Rapid Action Force constable allegedly molested a school girl in Darjeeling, triggering angry protests by locals and students who fought a pitched battle with police.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 15, 2013
A Kerala firm has developed a new device to protect women from sexual offenders and other forms of violence.
India | Agencies | Friday September 13, 2013
All four men convicted of raping and murdering a 23-year-old student on a moving bus in Delhi were sentenced to death on Friday by a judge who said their crime "has shocked the collective conscience of society."
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Saturday September 7, 2013
The shocking decision of a community panchayat in Rajasthan's Kota district, which ordered a six-year-old rape survivor to marry her alleged rapist's son last week, had come on the request of the girl's parents.
Cities | Uma Sudhir | Wednesday August 28, 2013
The 2010 assault was allegedly videographed by the two men, who used it to blackmail the woman.
Cities | Rashmi Rajput | Monday August 26, 2013
All five suspects in the case of the young photographer who was raped in the heart of Mumbai have been arrested. Four of them will remain in police custody till August 30, a court has said. The fifth accused, caught in Delhi yesterday, was brought to...
Cities | Syed Imtiaz Jaleel | Sunday August 25, 2013
A young girl was raped and killed in Galandewadi village in Daund Taluka near Pune on Thursday. She had turned 11 on August 15.
Cities | Tanima Biswas | Monday August 12, 2013
A German woman working with an NGO in Delhi was molested by a man who followed her on the metro.
World | Reuters | Thursday June 6, 2013
U.S. lawmakers, reacting to a spate of sexual violence seen as a "cancer" in the armed forces, backed a measure on Wednesday that would strip military commanders of their ability to overturn convictions for rape and other sexual assaults.
India | NDTV.com | Tuesday April 23, 2013
The Junior Minister for Information and Technology says experts have to be consulted on whether porn is provoking sexual violence. "I think we need some consensus as a society if such material causes violence," he said to NDTV's Sunetra Chowdhury. ....
India | Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Tuesday April 23, 2013
The Junior Minister for Information and Technology says experts have to be consulted on whether porn is provoking sexual violence. "I think we need some consensus as a society if such material causes violence," he said to NDTV.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 11, 2013
To provide medical care and legal aid under one roof to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, the Haryana government has decided to set up one-stop crisis centres in state's civil hospitals.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 7, 2013
Bollywood of the 1950s to 1980s almost had a set rape "formula". Fortunately, this has diminished on the silver screen, but sadly, rapes are on the rise off-screen.
World | Associated Press | Thursday February 28, 2013
An international human rights group alleges Sri Lankan security forces continue to use torture, rape and other forms of sexual violence against suspected members of the Tamil Tiger rebels and their supporters, nearly four years after the end of the c...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 7, 2013
Exerting pressure on the Congress leadership in Suryanelli gang-rape case, the mother of the victim on Thursday wrote to UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi wondering how PJ Kurien can continue as Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha when the bill on sexual v...
India | Reuters | Thursday February 7, 2013
A 17-year-old South African girl has died of injuries received in a gang rape at the weekend, provoking rare cries of outrage on Wednesday in a country with a high level of sexual violence.