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Nov 23, 2017
Latin America is the world's most violent region for women, says UNDPLatin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Oct 18, 2017
Men's participation in social media wave #MeToo highlights need for men to own up to their privilegeIf you were on social media yesterday I'd be surprised if your Twitter and Facebook timelines were not flooded with #MeToo and brutal stories from women of all ages about what they've faced.
Oct 16, 2017
Violence against women: Delhi, Sao Paolo named worst megacities in world; London, Paris, Tokyo the safestDelhi was paired with Brazil's Sao Paulo as the world's worst megacities for sexual sexual harassment and violence against women in a survey
Sep 14, 2017
Delhi: Taxi driver rapes 23-year-old woman at park in Red FortNew Delhi: A 30-year-old taxi driver has been arrested for allegedly raping a 23-year-old woman at a park near Red Fort, the police said.
Aug 20, 2017
Indore: CCTV catches man punching, kicking woman at gym for resisting molestationA case of assault and molestation has been registered against the culprit Puneet Malviya, who fled following the incident in a gym in Indore
Jul 20, 2017
SC hearing Aadhaar petitions: Right to privacy is an important tool for women living in patriarchal worldIn its relentless march towards universal Aadhaar, the government is currently arguing before the Supreme Court that citizens don’t, in fact, have a fundamental right to privacy. While this should scare everyone in the country, women especially should be particularly concerned with the upcoming judgment and what it could potentially mean for us.
Jun 10, 2017
IIT scholar Manjula Devak's suicide shows that in India, dowry is still a silent killer of womenThe death of Manjula Devak, a PhD scholar from IIT Delhi, has exposed a society which still views women only as bringers of dowry. Not as sentient humans beings with lives, dreams and abilities of their own.
Jun 02, 2017
RSS leader Indresh Kumar believes 'western' traditions like Valentine's Day responsible for violence against women"Western culture commercialised love and gave birth to festival of Valentine's day which is now responsible for problems like rape, illegitimate children and violence on women," RSS leader Indresh Kumar said
May 25, 2017
NCW meets state commissions: Better communication links, ban on unregulated sale of acids among highlightsThe National Commission for Women (NCW) held a consultative meeting with its state counterparts to strengthen the mutual communication links and deliberate upon a series of issues concerning the fairer sex.
May 09, 2017
NCRB data shows 95% rape victims in India known to offenders; Madhya Pradesh tops the listThe interactive data dashboard breaks down the numbers by national average, state/Union territory and proximity of offenders to rape victims.