Violence against women

Two held for rape, murder of Vijayawada woman 

Noticing that the woman was alone, Narasimha sexually assaulted her. Fearing that she might inform others about the incident, he strangulated her using her saree. 

published on : 21st March 2021

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

'Educated man won't rape': South African minister Angie Motshekga makes sexist remark, gets slammed

The country's largest opposition party - Democratic Alliance - said that it wants the minister to 'retract and apologise'.

published on : 16th February 2021

UP horror: Three-year-old girl raped by her uncle

The girl was raped on Thursday and a compliant in this regard was filed by her mother against her brother-in-law (girl's uncle), Superintendent of Police (SP) Sushil G said.

published on : 12th February 2021

Disfigured by acid, the face of violence against Yemen's women

Having lived for four years as a "slave", Al-Anoud was eventually kicked out by her husband, taken in by her sister and began training as a nurse.

published on : 4th February 2021

UP man gets seven years in jail for murdering wife for dowry

Sadhna was killed on March 31, 2014 following which a dowry death case was registered by her father.

published on : 28th January 2021

Suspecting wife of infidelity, man kills minor daughter in Gujarat

The Anklav taluka police on Wednesday arrested Shailesh Padhiyar, a farmer, for strangling his daughter at a field near his house in Mujkuva village, sub-inspector P K Sodha said.

published on : 28th January 2021

Manushi Chillar to raise awareness on violence against women

The 23-year-old model-actor said women are most susceptible to violence in various forms everywhere and her heart goes out to them.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Rape survivor alleges panchayat passed resolution to expel her from village in Maharashtra

Block Development Officer, Anirudh said, "On August 15, gram sabha passed a resolution to banish her. A report on this will be submitted to senior officials."

published on : 31st December 2020

Ministers meet parents of girls abused by principal in Telangana

They spoke with the families of five victims at the district collectorate here and handed over financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh to each family offered by the government.

published on : 31st December 2020

Time to raise voice against brutal crime of marital rape: Kirti Kulhari

It is time that we raise voice against the brutal crime of marital rape, Bollywood actress Kirti Kulhari said on Tuesday.

published on : 29th December 2020

Crimes against women decline by 7.5% in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh has recorded a 7.5 per cent decline in crimes against women in 2020, compared to 2019. 

published on : 24th December 2020

Sex ratio improves; gender-based violence declines in Andhra: Survey

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently released details of the first phase of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-5 (2019-20) for 17 states and five union territories.

published on : 16th December 2020

Stop the violence!

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (Nov 25), we talk to experts to know what a woman in Hyderabad can do if she is facing harassment or abuse of any kind.

published on : 25th November 2020

1/3 women and girls face violence for poor care-work in rural Udaipur, Delhi: Oxfam

The report said it found men to be afraid of being shamed for doing housework and women fear being shamed for making men do the housework.

published on : 28th October 2020
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