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Delhi Court: Treat marital rape victims equal to other sexual abuse

Mar 04, 2014

Delhi Court: Treat marital rape victims equal to other sexual abuse

Victim of marital sexual abuse cannot be discriminated against only because she is the wife of the offender and has to be treated as any other rape victim, a Delhi court observed #India #NewsTracker #Rape #sexual assault #Rape victim #anti-rape laws
Delhi helpline for women set up in Nirbhaya's honour may shut

Mar 04, 2014

Delhi helpline for women set up in Nirbhaya's honour may shut

Reports claim that the '181 helpline', which receives close to 3,000 calls from distressed women everyday, has not paid its employees in two months, and their contracts have not been renewed. #ThatsJustWrong #India #NewsTracker #Rape #sexual assault #Nirbhaya #anti-rape laws #16 December Delhi rape #Nirbhaya helpline
Health Ministry issues fresh guidelines for treating rape victims

Mar 04, 2014

Health Ministry issues fresh guidelines for treating rape victims

Hospitals to set up a designated room for forensic and medical examination of victims. The two-finger test outlawed, dubbed unscientific. #India #NewsTracker #Rape #sexual assault #Rape victim #anti-rape laws
Dear Indian Men, breathe, you're not 'under a siege'

Dec 03, 2013

Dear Indian Men, breathe, you're not 'under a siege'

In an effort to raise his own and the Tejpal camp's spirits, Mehrotra observes many literary giants have jail terms to their name. #India #ToTheContrary #Palash Krishna Mehrotra #Rape #Sexual harassment #Women #sexual assault #Indian rape laws #Patriarchy #misogyny #Indian men
Need to set up mechanism for safety of women, children: PM

Jun 05, 2013

Need to set up mechanism for safety of women, children: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday sought setting up of an institutional mechanism for safety and security of women and children, especially in urban areas, saying collective action was required for their protection. #India #Manmohan Singh #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #Violence against women #anti-rape law

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Need to set up mechanism for safety of women, children: PM

Sep 18, 2014

Mike Tyson’s entry into Canada questioned

OTTAWA—Questions are being raised about how boxer Mike Tyson, a multiple convicted felon, was allowed into Canada last week. The former heavyweight champion visited Toronto to present his one-man show at the Air Canada Centre . While in Toronto, he g... #Canada #Toronto #Air Canada #Mike Tyson #Martha Stewart
Need to set up mechanism for safety of women, children: PM

Sep 20, 2014

FBI to monitor animal cruelty cases more closely

Police already report the number of violent crimes such as murder, rape and some property crimes to the FBI each year. That list will soon include cases of animal cruelty. By reporting the cases to the FBI, it could lead to changes in the laws to pro... #Canada #Toronto #Air Canada #Mike Tyson #Martha Stewart
Need to set up mechanism for safety of women, children: PM

Sep 20, 2014

Springfield man charged with raping teen in city park lands prison sentence of 15-18 years

Defense lawyer Nikolas Andreopoulos said his client suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, and was hearing voices on the night of the attack. SPRINGFIELD – A Springfield man must serve at least 15 years in state prison after pleading guilty in a rape ... #Canada #Toronto #Air Canada #Mike Tyson #Martha Stewart