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Stalking is not a 'cute thing that boys do', it's a (expletive deleted) crime

Jul 08, 2016

Stalking is not a 'cute thing that boys do', it's a (expletive deleted) crime

The problem is that stalking in itself is considered too mild a crime — a cute thing called ‘following girls’ — to merit attention: it’s only when something as tragic as a public murder takes place that it’s taken seriously. #CriticalPoint #Crime #Sexual harassment #Crimes against women #IPC #Stalking
AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya sent to Tihar jail after court rejects his bail plea

Jun 25, 2016

AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya sent to Tihar jail after court rejects his bail plea

AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya, arrested on charges of molestation and sexual harassment, was on Saturday sent to Tihar Jail till Monday by a Delhi court which rejected his bail plea. #NewsTracker #Sexual harassment #molestation #South Delhi #AAP #Dinesh Mohaniya #AAP MLA
Bias and victim blaming: Colleges' sexual harassment cells offer no solace to women

Jun 25, 2016

Bias and victim blaming: Colleges' sexual harassment cells offer no solace to women

From denying that the crime occurred to blaming the victim, colleges hardly ever take the correct action when a student files a sexual harassment complaint. #CriticalPoint #Rape #Sexual harassment #College #molestation #SHC
NIT Rourkela chief security officer arrested for sexually harassing tribal women

Jun 13, 2016

NIT Rourkela chief security officer arrested for sexually harassing tribal women

Chief Security Officer (CSO) of National Institute of Technology (NIT) Rourkela, accused of sexually harassing two tribal women security guards, was on Sunday arrested after absconding for about a fortnight, police said. #NewsTracker #Sexual harassment #NIT #National Institute of Technology #Chief Security Officer #Rourkela #Balaram Champatiray
SC verdict on defamation makes it tougher for women to speak up on sexual harassment

May 18, 2016

SC verdict on defamation makes it tougher for women to speak up on sexual harassment

India’s upholding of the criminalisation of defamation can only spell bad news for women trying to break the silence around sexual harassment #Sexual harassment #Criminal law #Crimes against women #IPC #RK pachauri #TERI #The Ladies Finger
Harassment must move beyond 'modesty': ABVP leader's statement reflects the law

May 11, 2016

Harassment must move beyond 'modesty': ABVP leader's statement reflects the law

This could be good time to drive home the point that the legal terminology relating to sexual harassment is not just a problem of semantics. #ConnectTheDots #Kolkata #Sexual harassment #ABVP #Crimes against women #IPC #Jadavpur University #molestation #outraging modesty #Suman Dutta
Govt scraps medical test for SC/ST victims of non-invasive sexual harassment

May 08, 2016

Govt scraps medical test for SC/ST victims of non-invasive sexual harassment

The government has scrapped an over 20-year-old provision of conducting medical examination in cases of non-invasive sexual harassment #NewsTracker #Sexual harassment #Scheduled Caste #Scheduled Tribe #SC/ST #SC/ST Act
Keenan-Reuben murder trial: Verdict today, but no end to sexual harassment

May 05, 2016

Keenan-Reuben murder trial: Verdict today, but no end to sexual harassment

While Maharashtra did strengthen sexual harassment laws at least a month before the Verma Commission report, it is sad that recommendations were not implemented earlier. #InMyOpinion #Sexual harassment #Eve-teasing #Keenan Santos #Reuben Fernandez #Vishwas Nangre-Patil #Zero Tolerance Campaign #Valerian Uncle #Verma Commission #Dakshata Samitis
Keenan-Reuben murder trial: Five years have passed and justice is still awaited

May 02, 2016

Keenan-Reuben murder trial: Five years have passed and justice is still awaited

Five years on, Valerian Santos is still waiting for justice. Verdict on the Keenan and Reuben murder case was expected on Monday, but later postponed to 5 May #ConnectTheDots #Justice #Sexual harassment #Keenan Santos #Reuben Fernandez #Fast Track Court #murder trial #Priyanka Fernandez #Valerian Santos #zero tolerance group #woman's court
Less than half crimes reported to police in Mumbai and Delhi, finds survey

Apr 26, 2016

Less than half crimes reported to police in Mumbai and Delhi, finds survey

Only about 50 percent of crimes and about 12 percent of sexual harassment cases are reported to police in Delhi and Mumbai, a survey said on Tuesday. #Delhi #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Crime #Sexual harassment #reporting of crime