Violence against women

Pregnant woman 'gangraped' in front of husband in Jharkhand, six arrested

Hearing her cries, local villagers came to her rescue and nabbed two of the accused and handed them over to the police, while the rest managed to escape.

published on : 26th September 2022

Senior lawyer Rebecca John to assist in plea against revelation of Hyderabad rape victim's identity

A 26-year-old doctor was allegedly raped and killed in Shamshabad, Telangana, by four men on the night of November 27, 2019.

published on : 17th September 2022

17-year-old acid attack victim from Jharkhand's Chatra airlifted to AIIMS Delhi for treatment

The victim's mother, who was also injured in the acid attack, said that the accused resides around 2.5 km from their village Dhebo in Jharkhand's Chatra district.

published on : 31st August 2022

Jharkhand horror: BJP leader Seema Patra accused of torturing domestic help in Ranchi, party suspends her

The 29-year-old woman alleged that her teeth were broken with an iron rod and that she was forced to lick urine, and clean the floor with her tongue.

published on : 30th August 2022

19-year-old woman who was set on fire in Jharkhand's Dumka succumbs to burns

“Shahrukh allegedly poured petrol on the student of Class 12 from a window and set her on fire after she apparently did not reciprocate his overtures in Jharkhand's Dumka district.

published on : 28th August 2022

ASHA worker kidnapped, raped in Odisha's Paradip

She was forced into a car by four people who then took her to the seaside near Nehru Bungalow where she was allegedly raped, police said.

published on : 27th August 2022

Two BSF personnel arrested over woman's rape along India-Bangla border

The TMC has repeatedly disapproved of the Centre's decision to extend the BSF's jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km from the international border.

published on : 27th August 2022

257 women in Pakistan's Sindh victim of horrific violence: Report

As per the report data, the maximum number of cases amongst all the indicators of women and child abuse were reported from Punjab province, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

published on : 22nd August 2022

West Bengal: Sold thrice, raped many times, survivor eyes new life as college student

She was unable to speak because of trauma and remained silent for more than a month said the CID officer who had found the traumatised young girl at a railway station.

published on : 1st August 2022

Bulandhshahr: 'For us, he's just a demon', say two sisters who helped convict their father for burning alive mother

Manoj Bansal who burnt alive his wife in 2016 with the help of his kin has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in Bulandshahr.

published on : 29th July 2022

American vlogger gang-raped in Pakistan's Punjab province

According to the last year's 'Global Gender Gap Report 2021', Pakistan ranked 153 out of 156 countries on the gender parity index, that is, among the last four.

published on : 21st July 2022

27-year-old Kerala man gets cumulative 46-year jail term for raping girl child

The incident occurred in 2019 when the accused broke in to the house of the victim, who was 5-and-a-half years old then, at night and took her to a nearby field and raped her.

published on : 21st July 2022

Girl in Odisha's Jajpur jumps off roof to escape gang-rape bid, injured

The girl has been admitted to a hospital in Kalinga Nagar in a serious condition.

published on : 19th July 2022

Ink thrown on woman who accused Rajasthan minister Mahesh Joshi's son of rape

Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal took to Twitter to accuse Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot of trying to shield his minister's son.

published on : 12th June 2022

UP teen killed, body chopped, dumped in sugarcane field; family alleges rape

The woman's family claimed that acid was poured on the body to hide her identity.

published on : 12th June 2022

Bhopal woman who resisted eve teasing attacked with blade; gets 118 stiches on face

The incident occurred under the jurisdiction of T T Nagar police station limits at around 8 pm on Thursday, but it came to light through some media reports on Sunday.

published on : 12th June 2022

Teenage girl gang-raped, killed in Uttar Pradesh village

The family members did not inform the police about the incident immediately and took her to Kaushambi district for treatment.

published on : 4th June 2022

Kerala man arrested for raping wife's grandmother

"The woman narrated the incident to a local anganwadi helper, who in turn informed other authorities concerned and us," the police said.

published on : 4th June 2022

Study finds over 78 per cent respondents have faced violence in public places

Most participants, particularly women, identified violence as a broad term, consisting of physical, mental, verbal, and sexual abuse.

published on : 5th March 2021

Sabarimala verdict: Kerala HC junks plea against verdict

The High Court on Thursday observed that all the authorities were bound to implement the Supreme Court verdicts.

published on : 26th October 2018
1 2 >