Violence Against-women

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The archaic, patriarchal mores at the heart of suggestions that women can marry their rapists as 'compromise'
Lifestyle

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.

Man beheads daughter in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi, walks to police station with severed head
India

Man beheads daughter in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi, walks to police station with severed head

The accused, Sarvesh, has been arrested and disclosed that he took the step in a fit of rage after seeing his daughter in an objectionable position, police said

Wife's refusal to make tea for husband no provocation for assault, says Bombay High Court
India

Wife's refusal to make tea for husband no provocation for assault, says Bombay High Court

The court made the remarks earlier this month while upholding the conviction of a 35-year-old man from Pandharpur for assaulting his wife

Rape survivor from UP's Bulandshahr, set ablaze by kin of accused, dies in Delhi; three arrested
India

Rape survivor from UP's Bulandshahr, set ablaze by kin of accused, dies in Delhi; three arrested

According to police, the girl was earlier allegedly raped by a local resident and was being pressured by the uncle of the accused to withdraw her complaint

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.

Crux of 'bois locker room' case lies in unpacking link between performance of masculinity and sexual violence
India

Crux of 'bois locker room' case lies in unpacking link between performance of masculinity and sexual violence

As the criminal justice system is set in motion in the #boislockerroom case, it is important that we keenly focus on how notions of masculinity — especially amongst adolescents — contribute to sexual violence, and how societal responses, including legal action against the accused, need to account for these factors

'Bois locker room' case pushes us to examine if — and how — technology is shaping misogynistic attitudes towards sex
India

'Bois locker room' case pushes us to examine if — and how — technology is shaping misogynistic attitudes towards sex

Cases such as bois locker room could be a collective failure of society, of teachers and parents, in not making safe spaces for discussing cyber hygiene or netiquette.

What 'bois locker room' case underscores about misogyny: The real problem isn’t on Instagram, it’s in our homes
India

What 'bois locker room' case underscores about misogyny: The real problem isn’t on Instagram, it’s in our homes

The execution of the men responsible for torturing and raping Jyoti Singh on a Delhi bus in 2012 has deterred nothing. That’s because the problem isn’t on Instagram or some ill-lit street. It is in our homes, where we’re rearing our sons, the rapists.

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.

With rising number of domestic violence cases, women's safety is among the casualties of coronavirus outbreak
India

With rising number of domestic violence cases, women's safety is among the casualties of coronavirus outbreak

As different parts of the world go into varying degrees of lockdowns, shutdowns, curfews, social distancing etc, in the face of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, there seems to be an ominous associated trend emerging: that of a rise in reported cases of domestic violence.

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.

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.

Harvey Weinstein convicted of rape, sexual assault in landmark #MeToo moment; disgraced Hollywood mogul faces decades in jail
World

Harvey Weinstein convicted of rape, sexual assault in landmark #MeToo moment; disgraced Hollywood mogul faces decades in jail

Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault against two women and could be sent to prison for decades, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement.

Delhi court convicts two for raping 5-year-old girl in 2013; arguments on quantum of sentence on 30 January
India

Delhi court convicts two for raping 5-year-old girl in 2013; arguments on quantum of sentence on 30 January

A POCSO court convicted two men on Saturday for raping a five-year-old girl in east Delhi in 2013, saying the case had shaken the collective conscience of the society.

Three women stripped, beaten in Assam's Darrang Police Station; two cops suspended for 'custodial torture', case filed
India

Three women stripped, beaten in Assam's Darrang Police Station; two cops suspended for 'custodial torture', case filed

A case has been filed on Tuesday against an Assam police officer and a constable for allegedly torturing a pregnant woman and her sisters inside a police station in the state's Darrang district.

Father of 3-year-old’s tuition teacher allegedly rapes minor in Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh area
India

Father of 3-year-old’s tuition teacher allegedly rapes minor in Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh area

Delhi Deputy Commissioner of Police said, "A 3-year-old girl was raped in Punjabi Bagh area allegedly by the father of the tuition teacher living in the victim's neighbourhood. The accused has been arrested."

Uttar Pradesh: Minor abducted, raped in Bulandshahr while returning from wedding; two persons detained
India

Uttar Pradesh: Minor abducted, raped in Bulandshahr while returning from wedding; two persons detained

According to reports, the accused had kidnapped the girl and then raped her in Jahangirabad area of Bulandshahr. The incident took place while the girl accompanied by her brother was returning from a wedding ceremony.

Jailed Saudi women activists, who complained of custodial torture, to now face trial for 'national security violations'
World

Jailed Saudi women activists, who complained of custodial torture, to now face trial for 'national security violations'

Several people with knowledge of their arrest said that some of the women's rights activists who were detained have been subjected to caning, electrocution and others were also sexually assaulted.

No Nation for Women: Journalist Priyanka Dubey on her searing reportage on rape in India
India

No Nation for Women: Journalist Priyanka Dubey on her searing reportage on rape in India

Journalist Priyanka Dubey spent six years travelling across India to document cases of rape and sexual assault. Her reportage, compiled in a book, presents a stark picture of the problem, and looks at the path ahead.