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Bengal again: 20-year-old attempts suicide after being harassed by molesters

Jan 10, 2014

Bengal again: 20-year-old attempts suicide after being harassed by molesters

Continuously threatened and harassed for lodging a police complaint against her molesters, a 20-year-old woman is battling for life after attempting suicide in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, police said on Friday. #NewsTracker #Kolkata #Anti-rape protests #Stop rape #Women's safety in Kolkata
Jammu court awards death to man who raped 7-year-old girl

Dec 31, 2013

Jammu court awards death to man who raped 7-year-old girl

A fast track court here on Tuesday awarded the death penalty to a man convicted of the rape of a seven-year-old girl in 2010. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Anti-rape protests #Protests against rape #Death sentence to rapist
Are all women in Bengal getting raped, asks Mamata

Jun 24, 2013

Are all women in Bengal getting raped, asks Mamata

Faced with all-round criticism over the rising instances of crime against women, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday sought to defend her government by counter-posing: "Are all women in the state being raped?" #Mamata Banerjee #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #Rape #Anti-rape protests #anti-rape rally
Kolkata gangrape: Peaceful protesters rounded up, Mamata remains silent

Jun 13, 2013

Kolkata gangrape: Peaceful protesters rounded up, Mamata remains silent

Kolkata Police today picked up and detained a group of peaceful protesters who had turned up in front of the chief minister's south Kolkata home to seek assurance of action from her and also submit a memorandum of demands. #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #Rape protests #Kolkata gangrape #sexual violence against Indian women
Delhi rape: ACP who slapped protester finally booked

Apr 26, 2013

Delhi rape: ACP who slapped protester finally booked

The assistant commissioner of police of Khajuri Khas, Delhi, who was suspended after he slapped a protester in front of the AIIMS hospital, has been booked under IPC section 323 (voluntarily causing hurt). #NewsTracker #Delhi rape protests
Delhi rape: ACP who slapped protester finally booked

Sep 30, 2014

'Yes means yes' sexual consent law now in California

California has become the first state in the US to adopt a "yes means yes" law for universities requiring students to obtain overt agreement to sex. The "affirmative consent" measure was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown as politicians across t...
Delhi rape: ACP who slapped protester finally booked

Sep 28, 2014

Department of Health slammed HSE over 'Ms Y' care

Senior officials in the Department of Health were seriously concerned about the Health Service Executive's handling of the Ms Y case and intervened to stop the agency from forcibly hydrating her, the Sunday Independent can reveal. The unprecedented i... #United States Department of Health and Human Services #Health Service Executive
Delhi rape: ACP who slapped protester finally booked

Sep 26, 2014

Report: Torture widespread in Uzbekistan

Torture of political prisoners is widespread in Uzbekistan, a Central Asian country courted by the West as a transit point for forces fighting in Afghanistan, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) says. In a report entitled "'Until the Very End': Politically ... #Afghanistan #Central Asia #Islam Karimov #Uzbekistan #Human Rights Watch