Sexual violence

Indonesia's new sexual violence law recognises men and children as survivors amid growing cases

The legislation had languished for years amid arguments it has a liberal feminist ideology that contravenes religious and cultural values in the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation.

published on : 12th April 2022

Stalin vows to put an end to sexual violence

Stalin also appealed to women and children who are subjected to sexual assault to lodge a complaint against the concerned person openly.

published on : 27th November 2021

Domestic violence rose in Karnataka, reveals health survey

The ratio of young women, aged between 18 and 29, who experienced sexual violence by age 18, also shot up from 10.3 per cent to 11 per cent.

published on : 26th November 2021

Is there a solution to the rampant sexual violence against women in India?

Television channels are screaming with debates as to why, what and how this menace of sexual violence can be controlled in our society.

published on : 10th September 2019

Nusrat Jahan murder: Bangladesh puts anti-sexual harassment units in schools 

The killing of 19-year-old Nusrat Jahan Rafi has sparked outrage across the South Asian nation of 165 million people and put police action in the case under the spotlight.

published on : 21st April 2019

Important to name perpetrators, says V Geetha on Raya Sarkar's crowd-sourced list of sexual harassers

She goes on to weigh in on the root of the issue - power imbalances and the nature of mentorship in closed university circles.

published on : 27th October 2017