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May 24, 2017
Acid attack survivor finds love via wrong number; Vivek Oberoi attends the weddingAn acid attack survivor dialled the wrong number but found the right love. Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi attended the wedding.
May 12, 2017
SC judgment denying HIV positive rape survivor right to terminate pregnancy overlooks her reproductive autonomyThis week, the Supreme Court declined to permit a Patna-based woman to legally terminate her pregnancy, citing danger to her life. The woman is 26 weeks pregnant, a rape survivor and HIV positive.
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 15, 2017
Shah Rukh Khan promises to help acid attack survivors till death; hopes daughter will take forward legacyShah Rukh Khan also spoke about his love for Hindi cinema and taught Rush Hour director Brett Ratner the classic Lungi Dance step.
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.
Mar 21, 2017
TV actor Pankhuri Awasthy opens up on harassment episode, will play rape survivor on screenPankhuri Awasthy admits that she was initially scared to object to sexual harassment in public places. A recent episode in Bengaluru changed that.
Mar 18, 2017
Hacksaw Ridge director Mel Gibson is working with a charity to help Holocaust survivorsThe Hacksaw Ridge director Mel Gibson made headlines back in 2006 for going on a drunken anti-semitic rant, is helping Holocaust survivors in eight countries.
Feb 10, 2017
Naliya rape case: All you need to know about the Kutch sex racket and how it beganThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has suffered a setback ahead of the Assembly election in Gujarat this year after its local leaders were accused and arrested in connection with a rape case in Naliya taluka of Kutch district on 7 February 2017. Here is how the case unfolded over the last few days.
Feb 08, 2017
Acid-attack laws in India are threadbare in theory, woefully inadequate in practiceActivists and lawyers are all of the opinion that the root cause of the problem is the unregulated availability of acid that is still sold over-the-counter
Nov 26, 2016
2008 Mumbai Attacks: In idle moments, memories of attack haunt, says 26/11 survivorBut when Vaswani, a survivor of Mumbai terror attack of November 2008, has time to think, the memory haunts him.