Sunday, May 29, 2016| Latest E-book
You are here:
Sexual violence
#

Sexual violence

Articles

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

May 14, 2016

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

Apr 23, 2016

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

Feb 20, 2016

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

Feb 11, 2016

#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

Dec 30, 2015

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

Dec 18, 2015

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

Jul 23, 2015

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
First encounter with sexual violence when I was 9, Poorna Jagannathan reveals

Apr 08, 2015

First encounter with sexual violence when I was 9, Poorna Jagannathan reveals

Poorna Jagannathan, actress, producer and daughter of a diplomat, has shared her horrific experiences of sexual abuse as a child and as a young adult #Bollywood #India #Delhi Belly #Sexual violence #Poorna Jagannathan #Video #Nirbhaya #viral