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May 23, 2017
Twitter suspends singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's account following offensive tweetsTwitter on Tuesday suspended singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's account after he posted a string of "offensive" tweets, especially against women.
May 20, 2017
Woman in Kerala cuts off genitals of a man who allegedly tried to rape herA 23-year-old woman cut off the genitals of a man when he allegedly tried to rape her at her home in Pettah in the city late Friday night.
May 17, 2017
Muslim woman gets triple talaq through piece of paper, appeals to Narendra ModiA 25-year-old Muslim woman, whose husband divorced her by writing talaq thrice on a piece of paper, has moved court against the practice and also appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to abolish it.
May 13, 2017
Punjab: One person killed, seven others seriously injured for protesting eve-teasingOne person was killed and seven others were seriously injured after they were attacked by three persons for stopping them from teasing their younger sister.
May 11, 2017
SC hearing on triple talaq begins: Here is a brief timeline of eventsFollowing is the chronology of events in which a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday commenced hearing on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of 'triple talaq' and 'nikah halala'.
May 11, 2017
Triple talaq hearing: Supreme Court may have a 'diverse' bench, but where are the women?If you skim through all the major news sites today, you’re likely to see a headline on each site that talks about how five judges of different faiths are to commence hearing on triple talaq on Thursday
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.
May 07, 2017
How Tehmina Durrani became one of Pakistan's most powerful feminist voicesIn Pakistan, Tehmina Durrani fights for the rights of those who've been oppressed
May 07, 2017
Pascal Mazurier-Suja Jones case ruling shows the 'motherhood' trope has become farcicalSociety has a skewed view of motherhood, and years and years of patriarchal brainwashing has made women draw 'Lakshman rekhas' around themselves
May 03, 2017
Uttar Pradesh village Madora bans women from using mobile phones in public: Here's whyA village in Uttar Pradesh has banned women from using mobile phones in public in an attempt to restrict their contacts with men and plans hefty fines for violators, police said Wednesday.