Crimes against women

'What I did is achievable, not miracle': Toufah Jallow tells of surviving rape by Gambian dictator

Jallow is telling her story in detail in a newly released memoir: “Toufah: The Woman Who Inspired an African #MeToo Movement.”

published on : 17th October 2021

Woman raped on US train while other passengers looked on 'and did nothing'

Following this, the suspect, identified as 35-year-old Fiston Ngoy, was arrested at the 69th Street Transportation Center. The woman was taken to a hospital.

published on : 17th October 2021

Fellow commuters 'do nothing' as woman raped onboard train in US' Philadelphia

"There was a lot of people, in my opinion, that should have intervened; somebody should have done something," Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt of the Upper Darby Police Department said.

published on : 17th October 2021

Viewing women as manifestations of Goddess could help curb crime against them: Yogi Adityanath

The chief minister was speaking to reporters here after performing 'Mahanavami pujan' on the last day of the nine-day festival of Navratri.

published on : 14th October 2021

Pune horror: Class 8 girl stabbed to death on road; cops suspect 'unrequited love'

Prima facie, a "one-sided" love affair by a distant relative of the girl, a class 8 student, might have led to the brutal murder, an official said.

published on : 12th October 2021

UK Minister Priti Patel wants specific law to tackle public harassment of women: Report 

The issue of crimes against women has come under fierce scrutiny since the kidnap, rape and murder of 33-year-old Sarah Everard by serving Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens.

published on : 10th October 2021

Two more held for gangraping woman in train headed to Mumbai

A total of seven accused in the case have been arrested in the case so far, while the search for one is still underway.

published on : 10th October 2021

UK eyes 'walk me home' phone-tracker app to protect lone women

Once a woman activates the app on her phone, the service would track her journey and send an alert to her emergency contacts if she didn't reach her destination on time, Philip Jansen said.

published on : 9th October 2021

Elderly chartered accountant held for raping 24-year-old assistant in Gujarat's Vadodara

The Vadodara city crime branch arrested the 69-year-old accused from his hideout in Palitana town of Bhavnagar district, said D S Chauhan, assistant commissioner of police, Crime.

published on : 7th October 2021

Teacher sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping student in Rajasthan

The teacher was booked under the POCSO Act and was arrested following the initial investigation in the matter.

published on : 7th October 2021

‘I am the light’: Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai on the #MeToo movement

Poet and filmmaker Leena Manimekalai had moved the Madras High Court, challenging the impounding of her passport over criminal defamation case against #MeToo allegations.

published on : 5th October 2021

74-year-old arrested, two teenage boys booked for raping 7-year-old in TN's Dharmapuri

The seven-year-old stated that she was raped by her neighbour and her relative on multiple occasions over the last three months.

published on : 30th September 2021

Dombivli gang-rape case: Court extends police custody of 22 accused

A total of 33 persons have been arrested or detained in connection with the alleged blackmailing and repeated gang-rape of a 15-year-old girl in Thane city.

published on : 29th September 2021

HC upholds life term to three men in Pune gang-rape case, slams trial court judge

The HC said in the present case, the sessions judge "failed in his duty" to protect the dignity of the victim, an MBA graduate who was gang-raped in the Hinjewadi area of Pune.

published on : 29th September 2021

Cyberabad cop dupes woman with marriage promise, held

The accused would reportedly have intercourse with the victim after promising to marry her, consequently impregnating her.

published on : 29th September 2021
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