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Madhurai 130 litres of acid seized in raids after attack on two girls

Sep 13, 2014

Madhurai 130 litres of acid seized in raids after attack on two girls

While 125 litres of acid were seized from a house, five litres were seized from other shops, officials said. #NewsTracker #Bengal #Violence against women #Crimes against women #Acid attack #Acid Attacks
42 percent girls under the age of 19 face sexual violence in India Unicef study

Sep 12, 2014

42 percent girls under the age of 19 face sexual violence in India Unicef study

A Unicef study says the close to 42 percent of all girls in India have faced some sort of sexual violence before the age of 19. #Numbers #India #Sexual violence #Sexual abuse #Crimes against women #child marriage #Unicef study
Nurse allegedly gang-raped and kept in confinement by four in Punjab

Sep 10, 2014

Nurse allegedly gang-raped and kept in confinement by four in Punjab

A 33-year-old nurse, working in New Delhi, was allegedly gang-raped and kept in confinement by four persons at a village in Mansa district in Punjab. #India #Punjab #NewsTracker #Crime #Rape #Nurse #Crimes against women #gang rape #Mansa #woman
Woman kidnapped in Meerut at gunpoint, gangraped by three men

Sep 10, 2014

Woman kidnapped in Meerut at gunpoint, gangraped by three men

A 35-year-old woman was allegedly kidnapped at gunpoint and gangraped by three men who alsorobbed off her valuables in Kharkhauda town, police said today. #ThatsJustWrong #Uttar Pradesh #Rape #Meerut #Crime against women #gangrape #gangraped

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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

Sep 09, 2014

Case raises questions about Afghanistan's response to sex crimes

A case stemming from rapes that generated national outrage and brought swift convictions for seven assailants might seem like a milestone in Afghanistan, where such crimes often result in punishment for the women, if there is any punishment at all...
Mumbai gangrape: The numbers reveal how states failed to tackle rape

Sep 05, 2014

Brooklyn man who attacked two Muslim women has 34 prior convictions: DA

Brian Boshell, 45, was arraigned Friday in Brooklyn Criminal Court for attempted assault as a hate crime after he allegedly threw a garbage can at two Muslim women...
Mumbai gangrape: The numbers reveal how states failed to tackle rape

Sep 08, 2014

Two BK women force tenants out at gunpoint, then squat in apartment: police

Two women were arrested after they robbed and then intimidated three tenants out of their Brooklyn apartment — and the crime was partly motivated by race and class resentment, law enforcement sources said...