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Odisha Old woman beaten, paraded naked for practising witchcraft

Jul 28, 2014

Odisha Old woman beaten, paraded naked for practising witchcraft

A 60-year-old tribal woman was beaten up and paraded naked in a village in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district for allegedly practicing sorcery, police said. #ThatsJustWrong #Odisha #Crimes against women #tribal woman #Witchcraft #Mayurbhanj district
Bangalore cops issue new guidelines to schools on students' security

Jul 26, 2014

Bangalore cops issue new guidelines to schools on students' security

Issued under the Karnataka Police Act, the schools must comply by the guidelines by 31 August. #ThisisNext #Rape #CCTV #Schools #Crime against women #Bangalore Police
#LikeAnIndianMan The definitive guide on how not to pick up women

Jul 25, 2014

#LikeAnIndianMan The definitive guide on how not to pick up women

The Viral Video (TVF) which is known for putting out some fun comedy videos has put out on how Indian Men approach women. And it's worth a watch. #social media #Sexual harassment #Women #Viral video #Crimes against women #Indian men
Woman allegedly forced to hold red-hot iron rods to 'prove chastity'

Jul 24, 2014

Woman allegedly forced to hold red-hot iron rods to 'prove chastity'

A court ordered cases to be registered against four people for allegedly forcing her to "prove" her "chastity" by holding red-hot iron rods. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Crime #Indore #Crimes against women #woman #iron rods #chastity
Haryana Youth sentenced to 10-years for raping teen

Jul 23, 2014

Haryana Youth sentenced to 10-years for raping teen

A youth has been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment by a local court for raping a 17-year-old girl last year. #NewsTracker #Rape #Haryana #Women #Crimes against women #Gender crimes

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Mumbai gangrape: The numbers reveal how states failed to tackle rape

Aug 27, 2013

Mumbai gangrape: The numbers reveal how states failed to tackle rape

One route of reducing crime, including rape, is to examine the robustness of administrative and legal deterrents. Here's what the numbers reveal #India #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #Rape #Crimes against women #State governments #Mumbai Gangrape

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Mumbai gangrape: The numbers reveal how states failed to tackle rape

Jul 19, 2014

What the Swedish Model Gets Wrong About Prostitution

Making the purchase of sex a crime strips women of agency and autonomy. It should be decriminalized altogether...
Mumbai gangrape: The numbers reveal how states failed to tackle rape

Jul 15, 2014

Why Doctors Oppose Criminalizing Drug Use During Pregnancy

Though the first mother has been charged under a new Tennessee law that makes it a crime to use drugs while pregnant, many of the most respected medical groups have opposed the criminalization of drug use during pregnancy for decades, claiming it mig...
Mumbai gangrape: The numbers reveal how states failed to tackle rape

Jul 22, 2014

Rita Tangredi's, Colleen McNamee's families never gave up hope

Rita Tangredi and Colleen McNamee were both discovered beaten and strangled a little less than three months apart in 1993 and 1994. They were petite and thin. Their nude bodies lay in wooded areas, hidden. Tangredi's sister longed for the day her sis... #Suffolk County, NY #East Patchogue, NY #Holbrook, NY #Islandia, NY #Manorville, NY #Montauk, NY #Shirley, NY #William Floyd Parkway, NY