violence against women

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

'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

Irish mourn slain 23-year-old teacher who was out jogging

Vigils have been held across the European Union country — as well as in cities like London and New York — calling for more to be done to combat violence against women.

published on : 18th January 2022

Report: Women, children among dozens killed by government troops in Myanmar

The military’s action prompted multiple Western governments including the U.S. Embassy to issue a joint statement condemning serious human rights violations.

published on : 25th December 2021

Barbarism in MP again: Middle-aged widow stripped, tortured by relatives, neighbours

According to the Dhar district police superintendent Aditya Pratap Singh, four men (all relatives and neighbours of the widow) have been booked.

published on : 8th October 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

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

Minor Odisha girl reveals she was raped after five months

The cruel incident took place in Parsala village under Jharigam block of the district where she had gone along with her parents to attend a marriage function.

published on : 6th August 2018

Malayalam movies to sport 'violence against women punishable under law' warning

The petitioner contended that there should be a statutory warning, as scenes degrading women are increasing in movies.

published on : 26th April 2018