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Crimes against women tell of the larger issues of caste, communalism and economics #Vaw

Not her fault URVASHI BUTALIA PTIIt takes a village: The recent atrocities at Badaun force us to ask hard questions of ourselves Crimes against women tell of the larger issues of caste, communalism and economics It has been just over… Continue Reading →

Odisha – Rising graph of crimes against women, but few voices #Vaw

TNN | Apr 2, 2014, 09.28 AM IST  BHUBANESWAR: The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) ranked Odisha 7th in the country in rapes in 2012. The white paper of the state home department has not much good to say either when it… Continue Reading →

If women’s safety is all about owning a handgun, what about the rapist who lurks at home?

In the line of fire KALPANA SHARMA The Hindu Photo ArchivesThe questions we must address are what do we mean by ‘safe’? If women’s safety is all about owning a handgun, what about the rapist who lurks at home? Now… Continue Reading →

#Honourkilling: Father says ‘no remorse’ after family lynched girl, beheaded boy #Haryana #Vaw #WTFnews

CNN-IBN | Updated Sep 19, 2013 at 08:54pm IST Rohtak: In a case of alleged honour killing in Haryana, a young couple was murdered by the girl’s family after the duo allegedly eloped to get married. Nidhi and her friend… Continue Reading →

Only 20% of Mumbai police servicing ordinary people #WTFnews

Mumbai activists decry force’s inability to ensure safety of women By Pamela Raghunath, Correspondent Published: 18:36 August 27, 2013   Mumbai: Condemning the heinous gang rape of a photojournalist and the police’s inability to ensure safety of women, a group… Continue Reading →

#Mumbai, only 1 in 5 rapists goes to jail #Vaw #WTFnews

Mateen Hafeez & Madhavi Rajadhyaksha, TNN | Aug 12, 2013, 06.57 AM IS Only one in five people accused of rape in Mumbai is convicted for the crime, a Right to Information application has revealed. The query was for patterns in the… Continue Reading →

#India – Woman power rings hollow in Odisha, the state of rising rape #Vaw

TNN | Aug 11, 2013, 0 BHUBANESWAR: The death of Kendrapada rape-burn victim has once again exposed the deteriorating law and order situation in the state even as the state government boasts of women’s empowerment and launches schemes to woo women voters.A series of… Continue Reading →

#India – Silence is not an option, Haryana Dalit women fight back #Vaw #Womenrights

In caste-ridden Haryana, Dalit women fight back by speaking out. An exclusive ground report by Aradhna Wal. Photos by Ankit Agrawal 2013-08-17 , Issue 33 Volume 10 Manisha Devi | 27 ‘People warned me to leave the rape case alone…. Continue Reading →

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