Armie Hammer is under investigation for sexual assault, confirms LA Police; actor's attorney denies allegation
The complainant claims that in 2017, Armie Hammer raped her for four hours, slammed her head against a wall and committed other violent acts against her
The archaic, patriarchal mores at the heart of suggestions that women can marry their rapists as 'compromise'
These attitudes have the support of not only society and families, but also the courts themselves.
The man accused of raping the woman was out on bail at the time of the incident. Police have taken him and one other person into custody and an investigation is underway
French media reports said the charges against Gerard Depardieu relate to allegations made by an actress in her 20s that date back to 2018
Morrison described the victim Brittany Higgins’ allegation that she did not receive the support she needed from bosses or other colleagues, as a wake-up call that must drive change within the country's Parliament House
The incident triggered an Opposition outcry after the post-mortem report confirmed rape, broken rib cage, a fractured leg and other injuries
The police said that teams have been formed to nab the accused who is absconding while the body of the deceased has been sent for a post-mortem examination
Non-registration of sexual offences is widespread, unfair media reporting compounds problem: Ex-UP DGP Sutapa Sanyal
The benchmark for police efficiency should be truly delinked with the number of FIRs registered, says former Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police Sutapa Sanyal.
Data shows UP’s rape, molestation figures falling, but independent study says police refusal to register FIRs is the reason
Official data would suggest a scenario which is rather implausible that crimes of rape and molestation reduced sharply in Uttar Pradesh in the same period that saw a massive increase in incidents of cruelty against married women by husbands or their relatives.
FIR registered against Mithun Chakraborty's son Mahaakshay, wife Yogeeta Bali on charges of rape, cheating
The FIR was lodged on the basis of a complaint by a woman who claimed she was in a relationship with Mahaakshay from 2015 to 2018 during which time she was drugged, raped and forced into having an abortion.
'Rising trend of powerful men seeking gag orders': Read NWMI's statement on muzzling of media in cases of sexual assault, harassment
In the context of rape in particular, the trend of the accused seeking to prevent the media from covering trials presents a unique challenge for media reportage.
The medical examination of the victim was conducted at the Community Health Centre in Kalyanpur but the report hasn't been received as yet, the police said
"At this moment we cannot comment on the additional charges until we learn more about them," Harvey Weinstein's spokesman said
While medical and forensic evidence can help show how a crime may have occurred and identify the perpetrator, it is important to understand that they are riddled with limitations
Hathras gangrape: Allahabad HC takes suo moto cognisance, summons top UP govt officials, media houses
According to Live Law, the court has also directed The Indian Express, Times of India, AajTak, NDTV, among others, to produce the material and content on the basis of which they have reported the cremation of the victim
Stuck in a maze of caste, cops and laws, women's security in Uttar Pradesh has been a farce under successive state govts
National Crime Record Bureau’s Crime in India 2019 report stated that crimes against women rose by 7.3 percent as compared to 2018. The state also had the highest number of crimes against girl children, the most dowry cases and the second highest number of rapes against Dalit women.
Lahore police chief Umar Sheikh apologised after he faced backlash and calls for his resignation after suggesting the rape was partially the victim's fault
The rape survivor had come to the ashram in February to attend a religious function, but got stuck there due to the lockdown, police said
On the pretext of dropping the elderly woman safely at her destination, the accused took her to an isolated field and raped her, the police said
Two arrested after teen raped, murdered in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri; charges to be filed under NSA, says police
Police said charges will also be filed under the relevant IPC sections pertaining to rape, POCSO Act and the stringent National Security Act