Sexual Violence
Opinion  /  Published 23.03.21

Clear cut: Gender sensitive judiciary

Incongruity produces laughter, they say. Yet while Indian society is forever eager to have its sensitivities hurt in matters such as religion or fiction posing as history, it remains stolidly insensit...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 19.03.21

SC issues directives on sexual violence

By R. Balaji in New Delhi

World  /  Published 16.03.21

Aussies rally against sexual violence

Wearing black and holding signs reading “enough is enough”, thousands took to the streets across Australia on Monday to protest violence and discrimination against women, as a reckoning in...
By New York Times News Service in Melbourne

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.20

Forced: Violence against women

The more things are supposed to change the more they remain the same. Countrywide protests and campaigns on occasions of the ugliest sexual crimes against women, changes in laws against such crimes, t...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.19

In India, women are most unsafe at home

Women are most unsafe at home. Estimates by the World Health Organization in 2017 show that one in three women has experienced either physical or sexual violence at the hands of an intimate partner. I...
By The Editorial Board in


North East  /  Published 28.04.19

Children march to raise awareness on violence

Around 200 children participated in a peace rally here against child trafficking and sexual violence.The march was organised by city-based NGO Abhinandan Foundation India with the support of World Vis...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 13.03.20

What will it be like if women turn

What would India, or any Indian city, look like if all women did a disappearing act for one day? Last Monday, a day after huge protests against the growing numbers of ‘femicides’ — the killing o...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.19

Protecting the identity of those accused of rape

The need to correct a perceived imbalance may lead to others. Prompted by the increase and spread of sexual violence against women, laws against them were sharpened and conditions laid down for their ...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 02.06.19

Assam govt urged to curb violence against women

The Moran Jatiya Mahila Parishad of Assam said on Sunday the government should take stern action to stem the rise in crimes against women.The women rights activists and leaders of the Parishad were s...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.19

A crime called insensitivity

By Ankur Otto in


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