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Lahore gangrape case: Imran Khan calls for chemical castration for first degree murder
World

Lahore gangrape case: Imran Khan calls for chemical castration for first degree murder

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

Woman preacher gang-raped at ashram in Jharkhand's Godda district; one arrested
India

Woman preacher gang-raped at ashram in Jharkhand's Godda district; one arrested

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

86-year-old woman raped in Delhi's Chhawla area; police arrest plumber
India

86-year-old woman raped in Delhi's Chhawla area; police arrest plumber

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
India

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

In 'Why Men Rape', writer Tara Kaushal conducts a rigorous investigation into sexual violence in India
India

In 'Why Men Rape', writer Tara Kaushal conducts a rigorous investigation into sexual violence in India

Why Men Rape — An Indian Undercover Investigation, a new book authored by Tara Kaushal, deconstructs the very complex subject of rape, chipping away at the falsehoods patriarchy has perpetrated

India bans Chinese apps: TikTok has many issues but banning it for exposing our cultural problems is pointless and counter-productive
India

India bans Chinese apps: TikTok has many issues but banning it for exposing our cultural problems is pointless and counter-productive

Rather than banning TikTok, one must have honest conversations around the cultural issues that are being reflected on the social media platform, and develop societal solutions

'Unbecoming of an Indian woman': Karnataka HC tells survivor who claimed to have fallen asleep after being raped; gives bail to accused
India

'Unbecoming of an Indian woman': Karnataka HC tells survivor who claimed to have fallen asleep after being raped; gives bail to accused

Granting an advance bail to the rape accused, Justice Krishna S Dixit of the Karnataka HC also observed 'This is not the way our women react when they are ravished'

Protests in Agartala as crimes against women spike during lockdown; 43 cases, including murder, reported till now
India

Protests in Agartala as crimes against women spike during lockdown; 43 cases, including murder, reported till now

Activists of Ganatantrik Nari Samiti staged a protest in Agartala against the alleged increase in incidents of atrocities against women in the state during the lockdown.

Harvey Weinstein hit with four additional charges of sexual assault, including rape of a minor
Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein hit with four additional charges of sexual assault, including rape of a minor

Harvey Weinstein, the Oscar-winning producer of Shakespeare in Love, was convicted of raping an aspiring actress in 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on a TV and film production assistant in 2006.

Jyotika on taking Ponmagal Vandhal directly to Amazon Prime: OTT platforms 'give content-driven films a deserving audience'
Entertainment

Jyotika on taking Ponmagal Vandhal directly to Amazon Prime: OTT platforms 'give content-driven films a deserving audience'

In an exclusive, Jyotika defends the decision of her Tamil courtroom drama Ponmagal Vandhal skipping a theatrical release owing to the coronavirus outbreak.

40-yr-old woman gangraped by three men on premises of Rajasthan school where she was staying during lockdown
India

40-yr-old woman gangraped by three men on premises of Rajasthan school where she was staying during lockdown

A 40-year-old woman was raped allegedly by three men on a government school premises where she had stayed during lockdown in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district, police said on Saturday.

The Corona of Misogyny: What kind of man wishes rape on women who oppose death for rapists?
Opinion

The Corona of Misogyny: What kind of man wishes rape on women who oppose death for rapists?

You might imagine that trolls are too preoccupied with their Corona-related bile to care about everyday misogyny. Wishful thinking. Since the hanging of the four men convicted in the 2012 Delhi gangrape this weekend, the Army of Animosity has found time to pop open bottles of virtual champagne to celebrate the rapists’ deaths while also turning on those who oppose capital punishment for rape | Anna MM Vetticad writes

Coronavirus Outbreak: Harvey Weinstein tested positive, quarantined, confirms NY state prison head
Entertainment

Coronavirus Outbreak: Harvey Weinstein tested positive, quarantined, confirms NY state prison head

The New York City jail system that includes Rikers has reported at least 19 inmates and 12 staff members being diagnosed with coronavirus

Harvey Weinstein reportedly tests positive for coronavirus in New York state prison, placed in isolation
Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein reportedly tests positive for coronavirus in New York state prison, placed in isolation

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison on 11 March under the charges of sexual assault and rape.

Asha Devi, families of other survivors and victims of rape are banishing the silence around sexual violence
India

Asha Devi, families of other survivors and victims of rape are banishing the silence around sexual violence

As Rebecca Solnit writes, “Women are instructed by the way victims are treated and by the widespread tolerance of the epidemic of violence that their value is low, that speaking up may result in more punishment, that silence may be a better survival strategy."

Kajol says Devi is a step towards gender inclusivity: Takes a lot to change traditions beaten down over centuries
Entertainment

Kajol says Devi is a step towards gender inclusivity: Takes a lot to change traditions beaten down over centuries

Speaking in the sidelines of an event on her latest release Devi, Kajol says film sets have become a safer workspace for women now

Devi review: Kajol leads a diverse ensemble in a short film that skillfully makes room for endless empathy
Entertainment

Devi review: Kajol leads a diverse ensemble in a short film that skillfully makes room for endless empathy

Devi is a deeply empathetic portrayal of the plight of women from all classes in India, and also a beckoning to make sisterhood more inclusive.

Harvey Weinstein juror deletes social media accounts, goes into hiding after allegedly receiving death threats
Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein juror deletes social media accounts, goes into hiding after allegedly receiving death threats

One of the jurors on the Harvey Weinstein case has gone into hiding after receiving death threats, claims her sister.

Roman Polanski to skip César Awards amid mass protests, says ceremony turning into 'public lynching'
Entertainment

Roman Polanski to skip César Awards amid mass protests, says ceremony turning into 'public lynching'

Women’s rights activists have called for a boycott of Friday’s Cesars ceremony in Paris, and plastered anti- Roman Polanski banners at the venue