Violence against women

Ghaziabad man stabs woman after she rejects his marriage proposal

The man is the brother-in-law of the elder sister of the woman and he was friends with the victim. He proposed her for marriage and she rejected it.

published on : 17th January 2020

New year, new dawn: Suitable India for sex workers, LGBT community is all they ask for

Job security, an inclusive environment, dignity of labour and strengthening of women’s rights — stepping into the new decade, transpersons and sex workers from the state talk to Naaz Ghani

published on : 1st January 2020

'The Silence and the Storm' book review: The Continuing Nightmare of Women’s Lives

Being a woman in India is a complicated business.

published on : 1st December 2019

Commonwealth signs pact to reduce violence against women

Reports suggest the abuse remains largely unreported due to impunity, silence, stigma, fear and shame.

published on : 26th November 2019

International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women: Tens of thousands rally worldwide

Roughly 87,000 women and girls were murdered across the world in 2017, according to the United Nations.

published on : 26th November 2019

Each Kerala district to get officer to rein in dowry menace  

The district women protection officer in each district under the woman and child development department (WCD) would be given additional charge as dowry prohibition officers.

published on : 26th November 2019

Domestic abuse: Indian woman in Sharjah pleads for help on Twitter with bleeding eye, husband held

Sharjah Police immediately responded to the tweet and reached out to the Indian woman and arrested the 47-year-old man on Wednesday night.

published on : 14th November 2019

16-year-old girl raped by two youngsters

The accused Shekar and Naresh have been detained for questioning.

published on : 13th November 2019

WATCH | 'Kill me, not afraid to tell my truth': Anti-govt protesters in Bolivia drag woman Mayor to streets

The mob cut Patricia Arce's hair and poured paint on her before forcing her to sign a resignation letter in violence-hit Bolivia.

published on : 11th November 2019

Woman burnt alive after demanding money for consuming liquor in West Bengal

Accused Sanjay Rajbangshi had beaten Lakshmi Karmakar with a rod on Friday night after she demanded money from him for consuming liquor.

published on : 2nd November 2019

CM Jagan takes serious note of Dachepalli rape attempt

The opposition leaders had alleged that the government shielding the accused.

published on : 27th October 2019

Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr sued for allegedly groping female nightclub worker

Gooding, who is facing misconduct allegations from 14 women, was indicted last week on four misdemeanor counts, two of which stem from nightclub incident.

published on : 22nd October 2019

I wore two pairs of tights for protection from Harvey Weinstein, reveals another victim

In a new op-ed published in the New York Times, the woman revealed that the producer tried to rape her at the Venice Film Festival.

published on : 7th October 2019

Austria man tries to kill ex-wife with homemade bomb

Local police in Austria announced Thursday that they had arrested her former husband, and an accomplice, who admitted carrying out the attempted murder.

published on : 4th October 2019

No injury found in medical report of former Muzzafarpur shelter home inmate: Bihar Police

The NCW issued a notice to the Bihar DGP, asking him to treat this case on priority and hold speedy investigation.

published on : 16th September 2019
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