Violence against women
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Jul 20, 2017
SC hearing Aadhaar petitions: Right to privacy is an important tool for women living in patriarchal worldIn its relentless march towards universal Aadhaar, the government is currently arguing before the Supreme Court that citizens don’t, in fact, have a fundamental right to privacy. While this should scare everyone in the country, women especially should be particularly concerned with the upcoming judgment and what it could potentially mean for us.
Jun 10, 2017
IIT scholar Manjula Devak's suicide shows that in India, dowry is still a silent killer of womenThe death of Manjula Devak, a PhD scholar from IIT Delhi, has exposed a society which still views women only as bringers of dowry. Not as sentient humans beings with lives, dreams and abilities of their own.
Jun 02, 2017
RSS leader Indresh Kumar believes 'western' traditions like Valentine's Day responsible for violence against women"Western culture commercialised love and gave birth to festival of Valentine's day which is now responsible for problems like rape, illegitimate children and violence on women," RSS leader Indresh Kumar said
May 25, 2017
NCW meets state commissions: Better communication links, ban on unregulated sale of acids among highlightsThe National Commission for Women (NCW) held a consultative meeting with its state counterparts to strengthen the mutual communication links and deliberate upon a series of issues concerning the fairer sex.
May 09, 2017
NCRB data shows 95% rape victims in India known to offenders; Madhya Pradesh tops the listThe interactive data dashboard breaks down the numbers by national average, state/Union territory and proximity of offenders to rape victims.
Apr 30, 2017
Women and the workplace: Here's how we can help colleagues who are victims of abuseFor every woman in corporate India who is abused, there is an abuser perhaps sitting right next to you at work.
Apr 30, 2017
Neha Rastogi-Abhishek Gattani case shows the many faces of domestic violenceThe Neha Rastogi and Abhishek Gattani case shows that domestic violence can flourish even in sunny California — the Mecca of middle-class India's dreams
Mar 27, 2017
Rajasthan: 20-year-old woman, protesting trees being cut down, burnt alive, FIR filed against 10 menA 20-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly for protesting the cutting of trees in Jodhpur, Rajasthan according to media reports.
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.
Oct 10, 2016
Women gamers battle misogyny, violence: Will they breach gaming industry's gender divide?The next time you think of gamers, perhaps you should be thinking of college girls. Or your mum. Or the granny next door.