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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 17, 2014

Plot hatched in internet chat room: Kidnap, rape, torture and kill wife, sister-in-law, 4 children and 9-year-old stepdaughter

US - The former police chief at a Massachusetts veterans hospital was sentenced Tuesday to the maximum 10 years in More..... #Canada #Toronto #Air Canada #Mike Tyson #Martha Stewart
Need to set up mechanism for safety of women, children: PM

Sep 17, 2014

Missouri Establishes 18-Year Wait Period for Abortions - Newslo

Republican legislators in Missouri overcame Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto to impose a lengthy 18-year wait period for women seeking abortions. The bill leaves no exception for rape or incest. After taking effect next month, the law will increase f... #Missouri #U.S. Republican Party #Jay Nixon