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Violence against Women

U.P- Teenage girl raped, set ablaze inside her house , battling for life at Kanpur hospital

An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped and set ablaze at a village in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh The teenager received 90 percent burn and is currently battling for life at a Kanpur hospital The 22-year-old accused is her distant… Continue Reading →

Violence against women and collective guilt in India

How can women victims of violence get justice when the whole system is the perpetrator? by Gopika Bashi On November 27, a 27-year-old veterinary doctor was raped, murdered and dumped by the side of a highway in the Indian state of Hyderabad…. Continue Reading →

Rajasthan- Ghoonghat Pe Charcha

A conversation is opening up in Rajasthan over whether or not women should wear the veil, Aman Sharma reports An hour’s drive out of the state capital of Jaipur on the highway to Ajmer in Rajasthan, a group of women… Continue Reading →

Indian police killing rape suspects is not justice, it’s just more toxic masculinity

Meena KandasamyThe shootings are not a deterrent, but the work of a vengeful patriarchy that could encourage people to take the law into their own hands Tue 10 Dec 2019 1 On 27 November, a group of men raped, smothered and… Continue Reading →

With public naps and midnight strolls, women are reclaiming the streets

For Indian women, safety comes at the expense of freedom. But now women’s groups across the country are launching initiatives that assert their equal right to public spaces Earlier this year, Nabiha Tasnim rang in Independence Day by joining… Continue Reading →

Justice mustn’t turn into revenge: CJI

‘Nor Should It Be Instant; Will Lose Its Character Then’ Jodhpur: Justice must not take the form of revenge, Chief Justice of India S A Bobde said on Saturday, a day after four men suspected of raping and murdering a… Continue Reading →

Uber reveals 6K cases of sexual assaults in US

Biennial report comes weeks after ride-hailing firm lost London licence over safety concerns #SAN FRANCISCO Ridesharing leader Uber, under fire around the world for its safety record, said it had tallied nearly 6,000 sexual assaults in the United States over… Continue Reading →

Kerala – Press Club secretary Arrested for Sexually Harassing Journalist

The Pettah police took into custody M Radhakrishnan five days after his female colleague filed a complaint against him for barging into her house last week and enforcing ‘moral policing.’ Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Updated: December 5, 2019 10:24:44 pm… Continue Reading →

India woman shot for ‘pausing dance’ at wedding

An Indian dancer has been hospitalised after being shot in the face because she stopped performing at a wedding. In a video of the incident, the woman is seen dancing on a stage. She pauses, a gunshot is heard, and… Continue Reading →

Expelled Kerala Nun’s Memoir Sheds Light On Abuse And Harassment In Catholic Church

Lucy Kalapura says her book is an attempt at a fair criticism of the church based on facts. “I am just playing the role of whistleblower.” By K.A. Shaji The autobiography of a Catholic nun with scandalous accounts of sexual abuse and… Continue Reading →

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