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Apr 30, 2018
Jehanabad molestation: Four arrested after group of boys attempt to disrobe girl in Bihar and film incidentA Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed by Patna zonal IG Nayyar Hasnain Khan to probe a video in which a group of boys are seen harassing a girl and attempting to disrobe her in Bihar's Jehanabad district, according to media reports
Apr 28, 2018
Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Death penalty is reactionary step, urgent need is to address regressive, victim-blaming cultureThe government responded to protests over the Kathua and Unnao rape cases by introducing harsher punishments. But it is social mindsets that must change.
Apr 24, 2018
Facebook publishes guidelines detailing what is discouraged on its platform for the very first timeMonica Bickert, Facebook's head of product policy and counterterrorism, said the detailed public guidelines have been a long time in the works.
Apr 23, 2018
Meerut gangrape: 16-year-old Dalit girl speaks out five months after incident; two arrested in Uttar PradeshTwo men, were arrested on Saturday by the Meerut Police for the gang rape of a 16-year-old Dalit girl from Meerut’s Khakhoda area, according to a report.
Apr 21, 2018
Narendra Modi's call to not politicise Kathua, Unnao rape cases is an attempt to shrug responsibilityThe Kathua and Unnao rape cases were not politicised by the public, but by the various politicians and their supporters who came out in support of the accused in the first place
Apr 16, 2018
Nine-year-old girl raped in Gujarat's Rajkot, was confined by 24-year-old accused for 15 daysAmid raging protests condemning sexual violence against women and minors, it has emerged that a nine-year-old girl was allegedly confined in Gujarat's Rajkot for 15 days by a 24-year-old man and raped thrice, according to India Today
Apr 15, 2018
Mehbooba Mufti deserves kudos for avoiding politicisation of Kathua rape, preventing repeat of Shopian incidentJammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti deserves kudos for standing her ground against her coalition partner over investigations into the horrific rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua three months ago.
Apr 13, 2018
Unnao rape case: Kuldeep Singh Sengar's claim that mother of 3 can't be raped shows idea of sexual assault as hobby is alive and wellTo Surendra Singh, the idea of any man raping a mother of three is just as absurd as the idea that of Kuldeep Sengar marrying a mother of three. No chance.
Mar 29, 2018
Maharashtra: BJP MLA objects to discussion on sexual violence in Kashmir calling it 'anti-national'; session subsequently cancelledA discussion on 'Military Occupation in Kashmir — Sexual Violence on Kashmiri Women' was cancelled after the issue was raised in the Maharashtra Assembly.
Jan 31, 2018
Economic Survey 2017-18 emphasises on women empowerment, highlights need to disaggregate data by genderEconomic Survey indicates need to look at development through gender-disaggregated data so that there is critical understanding of women's status in India.