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Feminist Panel says No to Death Penalty for Sexual Violence

Coalition Against Sexual Violence and the Death Penalty January 24, 2020 EXECUTION IS NOT THE SOLUTION The Dec 2012 case, which resulted in massive public outrage and nation wide protests demanding speedy justice in cases of sexual violence along with a… Continue Reading →

The Formal Economy as Patriarchy: Vandana Shiva

To achieve economic equality, activist and author Vandana Shiva says we need to recognize the value of women’s work and start counting production, not just profits. WRITTEN BYJumana Farouky LONDON – In the middle of a conference ringing with the latest development… Continue Reading →

Gujarat HC – Two finger test on rape survivor is illegal

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat high court has held that the two-finger test to check the virginity of rape victims is unconstitutional. It directed the trial courts and doctors to bear this in mind because “it violates the right of the victim… Continue Reading →

Women’s working hours are just getting longer

Olivia Petter Lottie, 25, who works in PR, was thrilled when she was given a special project at work. “As a young person I saw it as an opportunity to prove myself and deliver,” she tells The Independent. But the… Continue Reading →

Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji actress Sejal Sharma found hanging; left behind a suicide note

A television actor Sejal Sharma was found hanging in her flat at Mira Road on Friday. She left behind a suicide note. The Kashimira police has registered a case of accidental death. Two of her friends, including a room mate who were… Continue Reading →

SC reinstates woman who accused Gogoi of sexual harassment

Dhananjay.Mahapatra@timesgroup.com New Delhi: The Supreme Court has reinstated a woman employee, who, after being dismissed for insubordination in December 2018, had levelled sexual harassment charges against previous Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in April 2019. A three-judge SC inquiry… Continue Reading →

Anti-CAA stir: Munawwar Rana’s daughters booked, poet slams BJP

Noted Urdu poet Munawwar Rana has sharply criticised the Yogi Adityanath government and Lucknow Police after his daughters were booked during an anti-CAA protest. Women protesting against CAA at Clock Tower in Lucknow. (PTI File) HIGHLIGHTS Munawwar Rana has criticised… Continue Reading →

Muzaffarpur shelter rape Scale of abuse shocked us: TISS team member

Qayam Masumi of the audit team that blew the lid off bone-chilling horrors at the Bihar home says the children were too afraid to speak up and used sign language to communicate Rahi.Gaikwadmirrorfeedback@timesgroup.comTWEETS @MumbaiMirror Two years after the TISS team… Continue Reading →

TISS #MeToo: Professor quits job

Institute withdraws charges; he will get retirement benefits A Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) professor, who had been placed under compulsory retirement after being accused of sexual harassment by a former PhD student in October 2018, has retired of… Continue Reading →

4 Dalit Women Raped Every Day: Why Caste Matters In Sexual Assault

POSTED ON JANUARY 14, 2020 A 19-year-old Dalit woman who had gone missing on December 31, was found hanging from a tree in Modasa, Gujarat on Sunday, January 5. The victim’s family has accused four men of gang-rape and murder…. Continue Reading →

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