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May 12, 2017
SC judgment denying HIV positive rape survivor right to terminate pregnancy overlooks her reproductive autonomyThis week, the Supreme Court declined to permit a Patna-based woman to legally terminate her pregnancy, citing danger to her life. The woman is 26 weeks pregnant, a rape survivor and HIV positive.
Apr 22, 2017
Bombay High Court calls for compensation for rape survivors' childrenIn October 2013, the Maharashtra government introduced the Manodhairya scheme which envisaged the provision of compensation as well as rehabilitation, counselling support, medical and legal aid to women who are survivors of violent crimes such as rape, acid attack, and assault.
Apr 15, 2017
Begum Jaan's message about rape and its survivors is deeply troubling: Here's whyBegum Jaan isn’t so much a testament to headstrong women fighting their ground as it is a thoroughly misguided insinuation that certain kinds of sacrifice are more powerful and honourable than others. And that the alternative — of being raped and surviving rape — is worse than death.
Mar 21, 2017
TV actor Pankhuri Awasthy opens up on harassment episode, will play rape survivor on screenPankhuri Awasthy admits that she was initially scared to object to sexual harassment in public places. A recent episode in Bengaluru changed that.
Feb 10, 2017
Naliya rape case: All you need to know about the Kutch sex racket and how it beganThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has suffered a setback ahead of the Assembly election in Gujarat this year after its local leaders were accused and arrested in connection with a rape case in Naliya taluka of Kutch district on 7 February 2017. Here is how the case unfolded over the last few days.
Aug 04, 2016
An open letter to the teen survivor of the Bulandshahr rape: Be very angry, do not be ashamedWithin few hours, television, newspaper and digital medai, all over the country flashed the headlines, ‘Mother daughter gang raped on NH 91 in Bulandshahr.’
Jun 10, 2016
Syllabus has changed, but how will future docs learn sensitivity towards rape survivors?It has to do with attitudes: it doesn’t help that forensics classes on rape are roughly only 20 minutes long
Jun 04, 2015
Mumbai cop suspended after 'lewd' comments on rape survivor's underwearMumbai police inspector Anil Avhad, from the MHB police station, was suspended after he made objectionable remarks about a rape survivor's underwear.
Mar 16, 2015
RIP Suzette Jordan: All she had ever wanted was to danceBut if anyone epitomised rape survivor rather than victim it was Suzette. She had a zest for life that showed through all the anger and sadness and pain of her story.
Mar 14, 2015
Shocked at Suzette Jordan's death, was overwhelmed by her courage: Aamir KhanCondoling the passing away of the Park Street rape survivor, who died here of encephalitis, a "shocked" and "deeply distraught" Aamir Khan said he was "overwhelmed" by her courage.