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Nov 16, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Mounting evidence of genocide and sexual violence against minority group, say watchdogsMyanmar security forces slit the throats of Muslim Rohingya, burned victims alive, and gang-raped women and girls
Oct 31, 2017
Powerful men on Raya Sarkar's list of sexual predators are feigning helplessness, wallowing in their privilegeRaya Sarkar’s now-infamous List of Sexual Harassment Accused (the List)—an online list of Indian men in academia accused by women of repeated sexual harassment—has opened up a real feminist moment.
Oct 30, 2017
Raya Sarkar's list of sexual predators not the problem, allowing harassers the benefit of anonymity isWhen looked into the context of 'the due process' that is followed after a woman complains of sexual harassment, the Raya Sarkar list appears as a vulnerable piece of testimony
Oct 21, 2017
Me Too: Instead of decrying 'other' abusive men, 'nice' guys must introspect role in propagating sexual abuseThe 'nice, remorseful' man will decry actions of the 'abusive' man, but refuse to acknowledge he is as invested in same structures of sexual harassment.
Oct 05, 2017
Rape a war tactic used by armed groups in Central African Republic, says Human Rights WatchYoung girls and teens raped by Christian militia members. Mothers raped in front of their children by Muslim fighters. Women forced into sexual slavery by armed groups.
Oct 05, 2017
Rohingya crisis: UN 'suppressed' report about its failure in Rakhine despite lobbying for human rightsAs the Rohingya crisis is exacerbating into one of the largest humanitarian crisis, the United Nations is constantly looking for ways to blunt the effect of the mass exodus.
Sep 12, 2017
Delhi High Court says sexual violence against minors must be stopped after surge in assault casesSexual violence against minors have to be stopped, the Delhi High Court said on Tuesday while taking note of the recent spurt in the incidents of sexual assault on minors in the capital.
Aug 31, 2017
Delhi High Court agrees to hear plea seeking to criminalise marital rapeDelhi High Court agreed to hear an organisation which is supporting the petitions to make marital rape a criminal offence
Jul 29, 2017
Domestic violence: Supreme Court verdict on Section 498A puts family honour over women's rightsBy creating the Family Welfare Committee, the Supreme Court has created one more layer between the victim and the justice system, and as a result, her access to justice is compromised.
Jul 09, 2017
Delhi police arrests man for raping neighbour's eight-year-old daughterThe 32-year-old man lived in the same building as the victim's family and was their landlord's son-in-law in New Delhi.