Violence Against-women

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RSS leader Indresh Kumar believes 'western' traditions like Valentine's Day responsible for violence against women
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RSS leader Indresh Kumar believes 'western' traditions like Valentine's Day responsible for violence against women

"Western culture commercialised love and gave birth to festival of Valentine's day which is now responsible for problems like rape, illegitimate children and violence on women," RSS leader Indresh Kumar said

NCW meets state commissions: Better communication links, ban on unregulated sale of acids among highlights
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NCW meets state commissions: Better communication links, ban on unregulated sale of acids among highlights

The National Commission for Women (NCW) held a consultative meeting with its state counterparts to strengthen the mutual communication links and deliberate upon a series of issues concerning the fairer sex.

NCRB data shows 95% rape victims in India known to offenders; Madhya Pradesh tops the list
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NCRB data shows 95% rape victims in India known to offenders; Madhya Pradesh tops the list

The interactive data dashboard breaks down the numbers by national average, state/Union territory and proximity of offenders to rape victims.

Women and the workplace: Here's how we can help colleagues who are victims of abuse
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Women and the workplace: Here's how we can help colleagues who are victims of abuse

For every woman in corporate India who is abused, there is an abuser perhaps sitting right next to you at work.

Neha Rastogi-Abhishek Gattani case shows the many faces of domestic violence
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Neha Rastogi-Abhishek Gattani case shows the many faces of domestic violence

The Neha Rastogi and Abhishek Gattani case shows that domestic violence can flourish even in sunny California — the Mecca of middle-class India's dreams

Rajasthan: 20-year-old woman, protesting trees being cut down, burnt alive, FIR filed against 10 men
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Rajasthan: 20-year-old woman, protesting trees being cut down, burnt alive, FIR filed against 10 men

A 20-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly for protesting the cutting of trees in Jodhpur, Rajasthan according to media reports.

Bengaluru molestation: #StartAConversation to fight for your right to loiter
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Bengaluru molestation: #StartAConversation to fight for your right to loiter

Just when it was okay to toot the 2017 horn, women were handed a punch with the recent molestation and sexual harassment that women in Bengaluru had to endure on New Year’s eve.

Women gamers battle misogyny, violence: Will they breach gaming industry's gender divide?
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Women gamers battle misogyny, violence: Will they breach gaming industry's gender divide?

The next time you think of gamers, perhaps you should be thinking of college girls. Or your mum. Or the granny next door.

Gujarat: Dalit family, including pregnant woman, beaten up for not disposing cow carcass
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Gujarat: Dalit family, including pregnant woman, beaten up for not disposing cow carcass

A Dalit family, including a pregnant woman, was allegedly assaulted at Karja village in Gujarat's Banaskantha district after the members refused to dispose of a cow carcass, police said on Sunday.

Delhi stalker case: Stalking is a crime, but is anybody interested in enforcing the law?
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Delhi stalker case: Stalking is a crime, but is anybody interested in enforcing the law?

The alarming depths of lack of social empathy can be surmised in light of the fact that one of the deadly attacks in questions in outer Delhi.

Delhi gangrape case: Convict Vinay Sharma attempts suicide in Tihar jail
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Delhi gangrape case: Convict Vinay Sharma attempts suicide in Tihar jail

Vinay Sharma, accused in 2012 Delhi gangrape, has been admitted to the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital in Delhi after he attempted suicide on Wednesday night in Tihar jail, reported

JNU student files case against AISA activist who allegedly spiked drink, raped her
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JNU student files case against AISA activist who allegedly spiked drink, raped her

A 28-year-old JNU student has filed a rape case against an AISA activist accusing him of raping her in a hostel room on the university campus, police said on Sunday.

Pink trailer: Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu film promises riveting viewing
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Pink trailer: Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu film promises riveting viewing

In Pink, Amitabh Bachchan plays a lawyer arguing the case of three women (including Taapsee Pannu) who are held by the police on an attempt to murder charge.

Rape videos are being sold for Rs 50 in Uttar Pradesh: Is this the new snuff?
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Rape videos are being sold for Rs 50 in Uttar Pradesh: Is this the new snuff?

Rape videos can be classified into a subsect of 'revenge porn' — where sexually explicit photos/videos are circulated to get back at someone, or worse 'punish' them.

Bulandshahr gangrape: BJP demands Akhilesh Yadav's resignation, calls for CBI enquiry
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Bulandshahr gangrape: BJP demands Akhilesh Yadav's resignation, calls for CBI enquiry

Residents of Dostpur village near Bulandshahr have claimed that this was not a lone incident to have occurred in the area, citing another rape that had taken place just 12 days ago at the same spot.

Crime in Chennai: Is Tamil Nadu ready for Police Commission prediction of rise in crimes?
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Crime in Chennai: Is Tamil Nadu ready for Police Commission prediction of rise in crimes?

On 24 June, Chennai woke up to a horrific daylight hacking of young Swathi, an IT professional, in the Nungambakkam railway station in the heart of the city.

TN police has failed to protect common people, says DMK chief M Karunanidhi
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TN police has failed to protect common people, says DMK chief M Karunanidhi

Days after a woman techie was murdered at Chennai railway station and another committed suicide after her morphed picture was uploaded on Facebook, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Tamil Nadu police, alleging it has failed to protect the common man.

Chennai techie murder: CM Jayalalithaa holds meeting to review law and order in TN
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Chennai techie murder: CM Jayalalithaa holds meeting to review law and order in TN

Four days after Swathi was murdered, the Tamil Nadu government has finally decided to look into the matter. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa held an emergency meeting with the DGP to review the law and order situation in the state.

Rape remark: Why fans rallied around Salman Khan and why media is equally culpable
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Rape remark: Why fans rallied around Salman Khan and why media is equally culpable

If rape — which signifies male control over the sexual and reproductive uses of women's bodies as a central defining element of patriarchy — can be turned into a jocular remark by hero number one and if millions of his fans swear that it isn't anything but 'normal' then it points to a deep rot in our system that we must address. Merely blaming and shaming his fans as 'idiotic' or 'demented' misses the point by a mile.