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
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
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
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
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, 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'
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
One of the jurors on the Harvey Weinstein case has gone into hiding after receiving death threats, claims her sister.
Roman Polanski winning best director trophy at César Awards prompts walkouts from Adele Haenel, other celebs
The Césars were also greeted with anti- Roman Polanski protestors outside the venue
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