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Let's be clear: Prohibition is more about women's votes than their security

Updated : May 31, 2016

By : Monobina Gupta

Category : Politics

Let's be clear: Prohibition is more about women's votes than their security

Prohibition is not the best way to serve gender justice. But it has become a convenient tool for mobilising the emerging constituency of women voters. #InMyOpinion #J. Jayalalithaa #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Sexual violence #Nitish Kumar #Prohibition #alcoholism #marital rape #dry state #Atanasio Monserratte
Panic buttons: A great metaphor for how we deal with sexual violence in India

Updated : May 14, 2016

By : Madhura Kadaba

Category : Life

Panic buttons: A great metaphor for how we deal with sexual violence in India

In a bid to curb sexual violence, a couple of weeks ago, Union I&B Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted about new rules mandating a panic button on every cell phone sold in the country from January 2017. #CriticalPoint #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Sexual violence #Maneka Gandhi #panic button #2012 Delhi gangrape #stranger danger
Muktsar rape case: Caught on camera, rapist surrenders in Punjab

Updated : Apr 23, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Muktsar rape case: Caught on camera, rapist surrenders in Punjab

Almost a month ago, a 24-year-old woman in Punjab's Mukstar was raped. On Saturday, the accused, Gurjinder Singh surrendered himself. #Punjab #NewsTracker #Dalit #Sexual violence #Rape #assault #Crimes against women
Sexual violence in Pakistan often goes unnoticed: Here are a few resilient voices in the battle for justice

Updated : Feb 20, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Sexual violence in Pakistan often goes unnoticed: Here are a few resilient voices in the battle for justice

In Pakistan, women are often too fearful to report sexual violence, yet the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan recorded 423 rapes and 304 gang rapes last year. #Pakistan #CriticalPoint #Sexual violence #Gender #sexual assault #Gender discrimination #Crimes against women #Acid Attacks #Gang rapes #FWeekend #gender norms
#PachauriHatao: Guilt, shame and loneliness for the victim, impunity and immunity for the predator

Updated : Feb 11, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

#PachauriHatao: Guilt, shame and loneliness for the victim, impunity and immunity for the predator

So power wins again. Why should this be surprising? As women, we know by now that our protests will not be taken seriously, our complaints will be dismissed. #InMyOpinion #Sexual violence #Sexual harassment #Urvashi Butalia #Vishaka guidelines #TERI #Pachauri
Canteen cashier raped at Infosys campus in Pune, 2 arrested

Updated : Dec 30, 2015

By : FP Staff

Category : Mumbai

Canteen cashier raped at Infosys campus in Pune, 2 arrested

In a shocking incident for one of the country's major IT hubs, a woman employee at Infosys in Pune was allegedly raped by a colleague, reports said. #Infosys #NewsTracker #Sexual violence #Rape #Maharashtra #IT #Pune #Crimes against women #Pune police
#DearDaddy: A video campaign that hopes men will look inward and away from the gaze of sexist culture

Updated : Dec 18, 2015

By : Vishnupriya Bhandaram

Category : World

#DearDaddy: A video campaign that hopes men will look inward and away from the gaze of sexist culture

The five-minute film is told from the perspective of a female foetus, yet to be born, yet to experience the world and yet knows what lies in store for her, once born. #InMyOpinion #Sexual violence #Women #Domestic violence #Foetus #sexist #Dear Daddy
No lesson learnt from Dec 16 gangrape: Only 28% of rape trials led to convictions in 2014

Updated : Aug 26, 2015

By : FP Staff

Category : Life

No lesson learnt from Dec 16 gangrape: Only 28% of rape trials led to convictions in 2014

Only 4944 people were convicted for rape, whereas a whopping 12,705 accused were acquitted this year. #Sexual violence #Rape #NCRB #Rape in India #Sexual assault in India #Sexual violence India #NCRB data 2014 #NCRB report 2014
Maximum number of sexual harassment cases in educational institutes reported in Delhi

Updated : Jul 23, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Maximum number of sexual harassment cases in educational institutes reported in Delhi

Delhi has the maximum number of complaints of sexual harassment in educational institutions, the government said today. #Delhi #Sexual violence #Sexual harassment #molestation