Auschwitz-Birkenau war survivors to celebrate 78th peace anniversary

The former concentration and extermination camp is located in the town of Oświęcim in southern Poland, which during World War II was under the occupation of German forces

published on : 27th January 2023

Gang rape survivor made to wait 12 hours in police van for medical examination in Odisha

The 37-year-old woman was taken in a police van to Anandapur sub-divisional hospital on Thursday morning where doctors refused to undertake her medical examination.

published on : 21st January 2023

No precipitate action against 2017 Unnao rape survivor, says Delhi HC 

The trial in the matter has been transferred to Saket Court in the city by the Supreme Court order on September 2, 2022.

published on : 27th December 2022

Delay in hazardous waste disposal abuse of right to health of Bhopal gas tragedy survivors: NHRC chief

He cited the Bhopal gas tragedy which took place at a plant of a global company in Bhopal in 1984, considered one of the world's worst industrial disasters.

published on : 10th December 2022

Shipment seizure death knell for exports: Vivo

The DRI detected customs duty evasion of nearly Rs 2,217 crore by Vivo Mobile India.

published on : 9th December 2022

Uttarakhand HC permits teenage rape survivor to terminate 25-week pregnancy

The HC cited the decisions of the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court permitting an abortion in such cases and the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act of 1971.

published on : 8th December 2022

Dalit woman claims threats by family of accused to withdraw rape case

Police said family members of rape accused Manish Mishra, a block pramukh and nephew of ex-MLA Vijay Mishra, allegedly threatened the woman on Sunday.

published on : 21st November 2022

Victorious Vanithalu, an event where women can share their tales of fighting cancer

A breast cancer survivor, Ramani shared a few snippets of information about her journey and how open conversations with the doctor helped her win the battle.

published on : 20th November 2022

'An acid attack is not a death sentence': Pragya Singh, survivor and NGO founder

22-year-old Pragya Singh of Varanasi, just 12 days into her marriage, was travelling by train, when she woke up with a burning sensation after a guy threw acid on her face.

published on : 13th November 2022

'Two-finger test retraumatises the victim': SC asks Centre, states to ensure it is not conducted

The so-called test is based on the incorrect assumption that a sexually active woman cannot be raped. Nothing could be further from the truth – a woman’s sexual history is wholly immaterial.

published on : 31st October 2022

Kerala cancer survivor narrates how he ‘book’ed disease

Cancer survivors’ books on their experiences in their relentless battle against the deadly disease are always inspiring.

published on : 31st October 2022

Gurugram school students form group for skilling, rehabilitation of acid attack survivors 

Earlier this month, the duo arranged for a make-up workshop for eight acid attack survivors and now is in talks with various cosmetics brands to help them set up kiosks for selling their products.

published on : 28th October 2022

All Vivo devices launched in India are 5G-enabled, support NSA network: Paigham Danish

On the question of pricing of 5G smartphones, he said that it is not just about 4G or 5G, but also other sets of components.

published on : 25th October 2022

Actor Dileep sexual assault case: SC junks survivor’s petition seeking change of court

To persuade the bench to allow the survivor’s plea, Senior Advocate R Basant submitted that the presiding officer was biased in favour of the accused.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Cured but ostracised: Leprosy survivors' ordeal far from over, continue to battle stigma 

A leprosy survivor says that society makes even the cured feel like "untouchables".

published on : 16th October 2022

Pakistan bus fire kills at least 18 flood survivors

The bus caught fire after the air conditioning unit short-circuited.

published on : 13th October 2022

Caste violence survivors seek job opportunities, normal life in public hearing

'The victims need to continue their education, and jobs by proper rehabilitation' said AS Kumari, the Tamil Nadu State Commission for Women Chairperson, who convened the meeting.

published on : 11th September 2022

This 'ultimate survivor', lived through a Nazi concentration camp and escaped Munich massacre

Decades later the 86-year-old is back in Germany to visit the two places where he narrowly avoided death.

published on : 4th September 2022

Delhi HC allows teen rape victim to terminate 28-week pregnancy, asks AIIMS to preserve foetus

The court took into consideration a July 19 order of the high court in which a minor girl, also a rape victim, was allowed to terminate her pregnancy.

published on : 29th August 2022

 'Nool': Stores that support survivors of gender-based violence in Chennai

For us, it was really important that they (survivors) have a place to come and choose what they like, and it is not just about essential needs but also aspirational ones, says Swetha Shankar, PCVC.

published on : 29th August 2022
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