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Dec 11, 2018
Supreme Court says identity of rape victims must be protected in all stages of case, including trialSpeaking for the bench, Justice Gupta advised the media to avoid sensationalising rape cases for the purpose of increasing the TRP and ordered that identity of minor rape victims cannot be disclosed even by their families.
Dec 04, 2018
Uttar Pradesh: Woman molested, set on fire for attempting to file police complaint; NHRC takes suo motu cognisanceThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday sent notices to the Uttar Pradesh government and the state's police chief over a married woman being set ablaze allegedly by her tormentors, when she was going to lodge a police complaint against them.
Nov 29, 2018
Tour guide, accomplice rape NRI woman from South Africa in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura; police arrest accusedThe victim, settled in South Africa, had come with a woman friend to Mathura three days back and was allegedly raped in a beauty parlour at Dampier Nagar on Monday.
Nov 27, 2018
Home 'most dangerous' place for women, says UN report; 58% of female homicides across world committed by familyIn statistics released on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime calculated that of a total 87,000 female homicide cases worldwide in 2017, some 50,000 — or 58 percent — were committed by the victims' intimate partners or family members.
Nov 21, 2018
Delhi man arrested for masturbating in front of female student on bus; survivor says commuters watched, no one helpedA man was arrested in Delhi on Wednesday on charges of masturbating in front of a girl on a bus. The survivor said that no one on the bus helped her and she had to overpower the culprit alone.
Nov 19, 2018
Muzaffarpur rape cases: CBI discovers five girls died in shelter home, set to probe doctors on case and whereabouts of remainsThe CBI, probing the alleged rape of 34 girls at the Muzaffarpur shelter home, on Sunday searched documents at Shri Krishna Medical College and Hospital
Nov 09, 2018
MeToo movement, Sabarimala controversy: Tenets of feminism need a rethink as debate over gender equality deepensThe MeToo movement, although far from perfect, has provided a tool, whereby women can bring the focus to the differences and their vulnerabilities without being dis-empowered by them.
Nov 06, 2018
UN records 64 new allegations of sexual abuse, harassment against its officers, affiliates in past 3 monthsOf the 39 allegations related to UN personnel, one was not substantiated, 22 are at various stages of investigation, and 16 are under preliminary assessment to determine whether there is sufficient information to investigate.
Nov 03, 2018
#MeToo in India: Sordid link between casteism and assault must be addressed to prevent sexual violenceThe social contract between the Indian state and its most marginalised is unequal.
Nov 01, 2018
Sexual abuse of women in North Korea 'open, unaddressed and widely-tolerated secret', says Human Rights Watch reportUS-based Human Rights Watch drew on interviews with more than 50 North Korean escapees to chronicle gruesome details of rape and other abuses perpetrated by security officers such as border guards, but also civilian officials.