India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
The Union Health Ministry, which has drawn new guidelines for treating rape victims, has asked all hospitals to set up a designated room for forensic and medical examination of victims besides outlawing the two-finger test performed on them, dubbing ...
Cheat Sheet | Ketki Angre | Thursday January 23, 2014
Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party government is under increasing pressure to remove Law Minister Somnath Bharti over his controversial raid, though Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has stood by him. Over 40 academicians and rights activists have asked the Chief ...
Polls | NDTV.com | Wednesday January 22, 2014
Over 40 academicians and rights activists have asked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to sack his Law Minister Somnath Bharti, alleging "racist and sexual violence" on the African women who were targeted in his controversial midnight raid on susp...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday January 22, 2014
Over 40 academicians and rights activists have asked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to sack his Law Minister Somnath Bharti, alleging "racist and sexual violence" on the African women who were targeted in his controversial midnight raid.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 16, 2013
On the night of December 16, 2012, the girl was gang-raped and brutally assaulted by six persons in a moving bus and dumped by the roadside.
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.