India | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday February 7, 2014
Two women of the same family were gang- raped in West Bengal's Howrah district on Tuesday night in what appears to be a case of political revenge. The women belonged to a family that supported the CPM. The Trinamool lost the panchayat polls in that v...
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 23, 2014
About one in five women in the US has been raped in her life time, with nearly half of the victims subjected to sexual assault before the age of 18, a White House report said today.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday January 16, 2014
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, severely criticised for his silence on the gang-rape of a Danish woman in Delhi, today put the blame squarely on the Delhi Police, accusing it of being "a highly compromised force."
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Tuesday January 14, 2014
Nine men arrested earlier this month have told the Chittoor police in Andhra Pradesh that they raped 59 women in the last two years.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday December 2, 2013
A 40-year old IT professional from Bangalore was allegedly raped at an upscale resort in Kerala on Friday.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Weeks after the riots in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh in which nearly 50 people were killed and some 45,000 displaced, a new horror has emerged with five women filing gang-rape complaints.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday August 28, 2013
The Mumbai Crime Branch, which is investigating Thursday's gang rape at Mahalaxmi's Shakti Mills compound, said yesterday that the five accused had in the past six months raped two other women and molested another on the same abandoned premises.
India | Edited by Diana George | Sunday August 25, 2013
For 30 minutes, the young photo-journalist was raped, allegedly by five different men who have all been arrested. Before they let her go, they asked her to clean up the scene of the horrific crime.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 8, 2013
The Ohio house where three women were held captive and raped for over a decade has been quickly demolished, and authorities want to make sure the rubble isn't sold online as "murderabilia" - mementos from a murder scene.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 1, 2013
State Home Department officials said 12,857 women were raped between 2005 and May 2013 and 59 of them were killed after rape.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 11, 2013
A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped and brutally murdered by unidentified persons in Gomti Nagar area of the city today. The body of the minor, who went missing on Monday morning, was found surrounded by stray dogs, police said.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 6, 2013
The case of a pregnant 11-year old girl who was raped in Chile by her mother's partner has set off a national debate about abortion in one of the most socially-conservative countries in Latin America.
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday June 27, 2013
Two women from Delhi have told the police they were raped in a moving car in the satellite town of Gurgaon.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 23, 2013
Faced with all-round criticism over the rising instances of crime against women, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday sought to defend her government by counter-posing: "Are all women in the state being raped?"
India | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday June 18, 2013
She came, she saw but she did not conquer. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suddenly went to Kamduni village on Monday and met the family of the 20-year-old college girl who was brutally raped and murdered on June 7. But, as she left their ...
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 16, 2013
An 11-year-old New Zealand boy was reported Saturday to have fathered a child with the 36-year-old mother of a school friend, raising questions on why women cannot be charged with rape in the country.
World | Associated Press | Thursday May 9, 2013
Three women found alive after a decade in captivity endured lonely, dark lives inside a dingy home where they were raped and allowed outside only a handful of times in disguises while walking to a garage steps away, investigators say.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 9, 2013
Three young women newly freed from a decade-long kidnapping ordeal in Cleveland endured their captivity in the dungeon-like confines of a squalid house, where they were raped, starved, beaten and kept in chains by the man who abducted them, authoriti...
World | Reuters | Wednesday May 8, 2013
Democratic Republic of Congo troops raped at least 97 women and 33 girls, some as young as 6, in the country's volatile east after they fled from advancing M23 rebels in late November, according to a UN report released on Wednesday.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 28, 2013
Two women have alleged that three men raped them in moving a car after offering them a lift, police said on Saturday.