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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.
Feb 12, 2017
Uma Bharti says she had rape suspects tortured: Dishonouring oath of office is not rightWhat the minister is claiming to have done is essentially a criminal act. The law and the constitution do not allow for what Uma Bharti did because the process for handling crimes is clear.
Jan 07, 2017
Bengaluru molestation: #StartAConversation to fight for your right to loiterJust when it was okay to toot the 2017 horn, women were handed a punch with the recent molestation and sexual harassment that women in Bengaluru had to endure on New Year’s eve.
Dec 16, 2016
2012 Delhi gangrape: Has women's safety improved since Jyoti Singh incident?The gangrape of Jyoti Singh on 16 December, 2012 that shook the country’s conscience and triggered massive outrage, is something that has been imprinted on our collective memory forever
May 31, 2016
Let's be clear: Prohibition is more about women's votes than their securityProhibition is not the best way to serve gender justice. But it has become a convenient tool for mobilising the emerging constituency of women voters.
May 14, 2016
Panic buttons: A great metaphor for how we deal with sexual violence in IndiaIn 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.
Apr 23, 2016
Muktsar rape case: Caught on camera, rapist surrenders in PunjabAlmost a month ago, a 24-year-old woman in Punjab's Mukstar was raped. On Saturday, the accused, Gurjinder Singh surrendered himself.
Apr 20, 2016
West Bengal polls: Dismal political representation of women is a persistent featureIn the West Bengal polls, sexual violence against women has been an important charge that opposition parties have hurled against the Trinamool
Feb 20, 2016
Sexual violence in Pakistan often goes unnoticed: Here are a few resilient voices in the battle for justiceIn 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.