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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 →

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 Sonam.Joshi@timesgroup.com Earlier this year, Nabiha Tasnim rang in Independence Day by joining… 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 →

India – How easily we celebrate mob justice

A police force that no one ever trusts , Kills four unarmed men in the dead of the night . Why ? Because they didnt matter . Unlikely that the Delhi police would have done this to men with connections… Continue Reading →

Telangana CM attends 3rd wedding this week, but has no time to meet rape victim’s family

In a shocking incident, a veterinarian was allegedly gang-raped and killed by four men near a toll gate in Shamshabad on the outskirts of Hyderabad on the night of November 27. File picture: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao addresses… Continue Reading →

Kerala High Court declines to ban dismissed nun Sr Lucy’s autobiography

Sister Lucy has been speaking out against the church authorities and in her book, she speaks about the sexual abuse and harassment that nuns silently undergo. Published: 04th December 2019 11:10 PM   By IANS KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday declined… Continue Reading →

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