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Oct 26, 2019
NCRB data 2017: Absence of specificity about atrocities against disabled women further invisibilises themThe absence of concrete and categorised data of crimes against women with disabilities in the latest NCRB report puts inclusion efforts one step back. This at a time when stigma associated with disability and sexuality and the lack of legal literacy makes the chances of a crime being reported even bleaker
Oct 11, 2019
Unnao Rape case: CBI says survivor kidnapped, sexually assaulted for nine days by three people at different places in 2017The Unnao rape survivor was allegedly kidnapped and raped for nine days at different places by three people in 2017 when she was a minor, the CBI told a Delhi court on Friday.
Sep 23, 2019
Seven-yr-old gangraped in Maharashtra's Thane district; three booked under POCSO and IPC, say copsA seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three men in a dilapidated building near her school in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Monday.
Aug 23, 2019
Three tweens rape six-year-old girl schoolmate in Chhattisgarh's Raipur; parents of survivor file case with police after school remains unresponsiveA class one student of a government school in Chattisgarh's capital Raipur was raped allegedly by three 10-year-old schoolmates.
Aug 19, 2019
Minor girl in Mumbai’s Mankhurd files complaint against relatives charging them of forced prostitution, assault; police arrests fiveCase has been registered under various sections of the IPC for rape and unnatural offences, including POCSO Act, PITA and Child Marriage Prevention Act
Jul 25, 2019
RS passes bill amending POCSO Act: A look back at case of Dhananjoy Chatterjee, last murderer-rapist to be hanged in countryThe Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
Jul 10, 2019
Union Cabinet approves amendments to POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on childrenUnion Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to strengthen the POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children.
Jul 10, 2019
Teenage tribal girl raped inside bus in Odisha’s Puri, accused arrested, booked under Section 376A teenage tribal girl, who works in Malatipur area in Puri district, has been allegedly raped inside a stationary bus in Puri, senior police officer said. The 15-year-old girl, a resident of Keonjhar district, was rescued after local people spotted her crying near Sri Gundicha temple. The accused, a helper in the bus, has been arrested and a case has been filed.
May 13, 2019
Madhya Pradesh's maternal mortality rate higher than rest of India: Amendment of laws needed to give women access to safe abortionEven though abortion is legal in India since 1971, ten women in the country die every day due to unsafe abortions performed by quacks and untrained 'doctors'.
Jan 30, 2019
Rescue home in-charge in Tamil Nadu held for sexually abusing 15 minor girls; victims forced to watch pornographic contentThe home in-charge reportedly made them watch pornographic content before abusing them