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Apr 25, 2017
Eight-year-old girl raped, murdered by close relative in Maharashtra village; accused heldAn eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped and strangled to death by her close relative in Maledumala village in Dindori taluka in the district, a police officer said on Tuesday.
Apr 25, 2017
Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Former UP minister granted bail by POCSO courtLucknow: Former UP minister Gayatri Prajapati and his two accomplices were Tuesday granted bail by a POCSO court here in connection with a rape case.
Apr 24, 2017
Marital rape: Legitimised by law, protected by courtsThe marital rape question remains untouched by courts because the myth of familial zone of privacy perpetrated by the State needs to be kept alive.
Apr 22, 2017
Bombay High Court calls for compensation for rape survivors' childrenIn October 2013, the Maharashtra government introduced the Manodhairya scheme which envisaged the provision of compensation as well as rehabilitation, counselling support, medical and legal aid to women who are survivors of violent crimes such as rape, acid attack, and assault.
Apr 19, 2017
Former French diplomat Pascal Mazurier acquitted on charges of raping his minor daughter by Bengaluru courtPascal Mazurier, a suspended French consular official was acquitted of the charge of raping his minor daughter by a Bengaluru court, on the grounds that he was "falsely implicated" and was innocent
Apr 15, 2017
Begum Jaan's message about rape and its survivors is deeply troubling: Here's whyBegum Jaan isn’t so much a testament to headstrong women fighting their ground as it is a thoroughly misguided insinuation that certain kinds of sacrifice are more powerful and honourable than others. And that the alternative — of being raped and surviving rape — is worse than death.
Apr 09, 2017
Kumar Sundaram row: Being progressive is no excuse for activist groups to ignore gender issuesMasculinity and sexism within progressive collectives have been allowed to persist because the questions on gender issues are always under-prioritised to make way for discussions about “issues which actually matter” or are ”larger concerns”.
Apr 06, 2017
Roman Polanski case update: Judge rejects motion for filmmaker to return to the USA US judge on Monday rejected a motion by fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski seeking assurances that he can return to the United States without fear of being jailed for having sex with a minor four decades ago.
Apr 03, 2017
Death penalty for rape of minor: Bill proposed in Madhya Pradesh would only aggravate the problemMore often than not, the proponents of the death penalty little realise that their demand for death of child rapists would only exacerbate the problem.
Mar 30, 2017
Opposition in Rajya Sabha protests Rajasthan home minister's remarks on Bikaner rapeOpposition parties forced a brief adjournment of proceedings in the Rajya Sabha over a Rajasthan minister questioning the integrity of a student who was allegedly gang raped.