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Sep 17, 2017
Rape and the rapist: Why Indian academics are studying offenders' perspectivesAcademic studies on rape in India are beginning to examine the offenders' perspective as well
Sep 15, 2017
Over 1,200 cases of crimes against women piled up in UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar courtsMore than 1,200 cases related to crimes against women are pending at various courts in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar district.
Sep 07, 2017
Rape trials: Fast-track courts guarantee speed, not necessarily justice, finds studyThe PLD study points out that just recording a victim’s testimony can even take up to eight-and-a-half months.
Aug 29, 2017
Gurmeet Ram Rahim jailed: India's godman cult and the 'godliness' of sex, crimes and politicsGodmen in India exist at the intersection of religious fervour, political power, public support and often, massive wealth.
Aug 15, 2017
On Independence Day, Arvind Kejriwal calls for governments to ensure 'unfettered freedom' for womenJustice has to be certain and swift in order to tackle crime against women, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday, deploring "tendencies to shield" sons of politicians involved in such cases.
Aug 13, 2017
40-year-old widow branded witch, made to eat faeces, beaten to death by relatives in RajasthanA 40-year-old widow in Rajasthan's Ajmer district was allegedly made to eat faeces, tortured and beaten to death by her relatives, who accused her of being a witch, the police said on Sunday.
Aug 11, 2017
Gurugram society shames female tenants for inviting men, accuses them of 'supporting prostitution'Women tenants were publicly shamed by the society members of Essel Towers in Gurugram for having male guests over in their flats, citing a rule that disallowed unmarried tenants from inviting people to their flats of the opposite sex.
Aug 10, 2017
Chandigarh stalking case: Varnika Kundu's ordeal shows the streets belong to men, as does right to be trustedVarnika Kundu's intentions are questioned, with some Twitter users accusing her of staging a publicity stunt with this case
Aug 10, 2017
Chandigarh stalking case: After calling incident 'mischief', Babul Supriyo walks back tweetsUnion minister Babul Supriyo has called for a rationale on the 4 August incident, saying that it is not a case of kidnapping (or stalking, as claimed) but rather a case of neta's son's 'mischief'.
Aug 09, 2017
#AintNoCinderella: Women respond to BJP leader's sexist remark on Chandigarh stalking caseA social media hashtag is helping Indian women stand up for themselves following a BJP leader's sexist remark that women should not loiter on the streets after midnight.