Keyword : Crime Against Women

The case of marital rapes: Number Story

While the word ‘rape’ is enough to fill one with rage, the term ‘marital rape’ is even more torturous and agonising as there is hardly any option to say no. Reason being the

Nirbhaya Act to the rescue

A CID inspector of Telangana has been booked under Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013, popularly known as Nirbhaya Act, for sending objectionable contents including messages and pictures to a woman

Continuous rise in crime against women in UP: CAG report

The incidence of crime against women in Uttar Pradesh has been rising consistently during last five years, said a performance audit that covers the period from 2010-11 to 2014-15. &l

Why sexist humour isn’t so funny

Humour is a form of communication. There are several healthy forms of humours which can be critical, reflective and constructive for the society.  Unfortunately there is one form of humour tha

Her many wounds

In the past two months, two girls have faced unspeakable violence. In January, a Dalit schoolgirl in Haryana was gang-raped and murdered. In Jharkand in February, a 15-year-old girl was raped and b

72% rape victims in Mumbai were minor girls

Sexual crimes against minor girls in Mumbai is on the rise, Praja Foundation said in a report released on Tuesday. Out of the total rape cases reported in Mumbai in 2016, 72% (455 out of 628) rapes

48 MLAs, MPs have declared cases of crime against women

Out of 1,580 MPs and MLAs with criminal cases, 48 (three MPs and 45 MLAs) have declared cases related to crime against women. The

Stop shooting the messenger

The recent survey commissioned by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, which had ranked India as the most dangerous place on earth for women, has created a serious controversy in India with the governme

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