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Violence against Women

Law Student Who Accused Chinmayanand of Rape Sent to 14-day Judicial Custody in Extortion Case

After being arrested, the law student was produced before the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Vineet Kumar, which sent her to 14 days judicial custody.File photo of BJP leader Chinmayanand. New Delhi: The law student from Shahjahanpur, who accused BJP… Continue Reading →

UP: 6-year-old girl kidnapped and raped in Hapur

 6-year-old girl was allegedly raped by one of the locals in Hafizpur area on Sunday. The accused fled after the incident. Asian News InternationalHapurSeptember 23, 2019 A6-year-old girl was allegedly raped by one of the locals in Hapur’s Hafizpur area… Continue Reading →

Medanta Hospital, Indore Slapped With ₹25 Lakhs Penalty Over Sexual Harassment By Madhya Pradesh HC

Indore Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on September 16, 2019, in the case of Global Health Private Limited v. Local Complaints Committee, District Indore and others holding Medanta Hospital, Indore guilty in the sexual harassment case that took place about three years ago… Continue Reading →

Mumbai: Three arrested for ‘gangrape’ of 7-year-old girl

“The girl went missing, following which her family found her in an injured state near their house. The girl’s mother lodged the complaint against the three men and we have arrested them,” a senior officer said. By Express News Service |Thane |Updated:… Continue Reading →

Abuse survivor from Bihar shelter now gang-raped in car

Patna: An 18-year-old survivor from the Muzaffarpur girls’ shelter, where a succession of inmates had been sexually abused for years, was allegedly gang-raped in a moving car on Friday night, less than 14 months after being rehabilitated and reunited with… Continue Reading →

Why Are Poor Women Poor?

Our feel-good narratives put the burden back on the oppressed and let rich countries off the hook. By Serene J. Khader Ms. Khader is a professor of philosophy at Brooklyn College. Sometimes solutions solve problems. Sometimes they go in search of… Continue Reading →

Raped & beaten, Raj teen ran naked before being rescued #VAW

Jaipur: A horrific tale of a teen’s rape has come to the fore in Rajasthan’s Bhilwara town. The terror-stricken teenaged girl ran half-a-km naked after being abducted, thrashed and raped by three men while she was on her way to… Continue Reading →

Surge in Misogyny and Objectification of Kashmiri Women

by Parul Verma — Kashmiri women community have been a victim of the reinforced rape culture since 1947. With the recent abrogation of Article 370 by the Modi government, the fear of violence among Kashmiri women have increased. As witnessed in the… Continue Reading →

NLU topper skips convocation to avoid receiving award from CJI Ranjan Gogoi over sexual harassment claims

Surbhi said she did not want to receive the award from CJI Gogoi because of the manner in which the Supreme Court handled the case in which a female employee had accused the CJI of sexually harassing her National Law… Continue Reading →

Maj General fired without pension for sexual harassment of woman officer

HIGHLIGHTS A serving Army Major General who played a key role in the June 2015 surgical strike on the bases of terrorists in Myanmar has been dismissed for sexually harassing a woman officer The alleged sexual harassment took place in… Continue Reading →

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