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2013 Delhi gangrape case: Sessions court to pronounce judgment on 18 Jan; accused charged with aggravated sexual assault of 5-year-old
India

2013 Delhi gangrape case: Sessions court to pronounce judgment on 18 Jan; accused charged with aggravated sexual assault of 5-year-old

A Delhi court Wednesday fixed 18 January for pronouncing judgement in the sensational 2013 case of the gangrape of a five-year-old girl in east Delhi

DCW launches separate email id for reporting cases of harassment under #MeToo; panel urges women to lodge complaint
India

DCW launches separate email id for reporting cases of harassment under #MeToo; panel urges women to lodge complaint

The commission has also appealed to the women of the #MeToo campaign to report the incidents of sexual crimes to the police and women commissions

Security guard rapes stray dog in Mumbai's Kandivali: India must strengthen PCA Act to deter sexual crimes against animals
India

Security guard rapes stray dog in Mumbai's Kandivali: India must strengthen PCA Act to deter sexual crimes against animals

A security guard was recently arrested for raping a stray dog in a manner similar to the 2012 Delhi gangrape. His release on a bail of Rs 3,000, has highlighted the need for stricter laws to deter sexual crimes against animals

Women and their struggles: Excessive focus on sexual crimes ignores everyday iniquities and indignities they face
India

Women and their struggles: Excessive focus on sexual crimes ignores everyday iniquities and indignities they face

The latest National Crime Records Bureau statistics show an 83% increase in crimes against women, with as many as 39 cases reported every hour across the country. There are several thousand more instances that go unreported. And yet, such felonious acts represent only a limited view of the manner in which women in this country must face brutality. In this series of reported pieces, Firstpost examines those societal forces that, while beyond the ambit of law, have the same deleterious effect on women as criminal acts.

Kathua rape case: 22-year-old who shares name with accused left reeling after social media backlash
India

Kathua rape case: 22-year-old who shares name with accused left reeling after social media backlash

The Jammu and Kashmir Police may have arrested all accused, including Vishal Jangotra, in the henious gangrape and murder of a minor girl of the Bakarwal nomadic tribe in Kathua, but an innocent from the same area who happens to be his namesake has found himself the subject of scorn and abuse on social media.

Kathua rape: Solid case built by Jammu police against accused offers hope that justice will be served
India

Kathua rape: Solid case built by Jammu police against accused offers hope that justice will be served

The charge sheet filed in the Kathua rape and murder case appears to be fairly watertight and should stand up in court with the case likely to be fast-tracked by the Mehbooba Mufti government

Kathua and Unnao cases: Linking sexual crimes with identity politics obstructs reforms in rape laws
India

Kathua and Unnao cases: Linking sexual crimes with identity politics obstructs reforms in rape laws

It is only when there is outrage primarily about the rape, and not about how brutal it was or how it would pit one community against another — for example, the Kathua rape case — that real radical reform will follow

On feminism, Bollywood: Kangana Ranaut's 5 best quotes from Women In The World Summit
Entertainment

On feminism, Bollywood: Kangana Ranaut's 5 best quotes from Women In The World Summit

Kangana Ranaut spoke about her growing up years, her struggle in Bollywood and gender equality at the Women In the World Summit at London on Friday.

Remember Paul Meekin? Bangalore's paedophile principal now in Kuwait school
India

Remember Paul Meekin? Bangalore's paedophile principal now in Kuwait school

Reports said that 40-year-old Paul Meekin, principal of Trio International School in Bengaluru has fled to Kuwait with a fake passport and is working in a school again.

Crimes against women rise in India, Delhi records most rapes
India

Crimes against women rise in India, Delhi records most rapes

Reports of crimes against women in India such as rape, dowry deaths and molestation increased by 26.7 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year.

UP again: Woman judge raped, forced to drink pesticide
India

UP again: Woman judge raped, forced to drink pesticide

Rapes continue to plague Uttar Pradesh -- a woman judge was raped and an attempt was made to kill her in Aligarh, said the police.

US soldier in South Korea gets 10 years in prison for rape
World

US soldier in South Korea gets 10 years in prison for rape

A South Korean court sentenced a US soldier to 10 years in prison Tuesday for raping a teenage girl — the second harshest punishment handed down to a convicted American soldier here in nearly 20 years.