Thursday, Dec 09, 2021

Violence Against Women

Turkish Police Fire Tear Gas Against Women Protesting Violence

Nov 26, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Campaigners and women's advocacy groups are concerned over an increase in violent attacks on women. During a march in Istanbul, the Turkish police used tear gas to disperse their crowd.

Must Watch Films On International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

Nov 25, 2021 Prateek Sur

The goal of the International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women is to raise awareness about the fact that women all around the world face violence. Here are a few Bollywood films on the same topic.

Pandemic Hell House | Trapped With The Abuser

Why the International Day For Elimination of Violence Against Women is the right time to address the abuse women faced during the Covid-19 pandemic

Protests As Austria Grapples With Violence Against Women

Jun 04, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

With 14 slain women, Alpine nation becomes one of the few European Union Countries with higher women killings than men

London: Clashes Break Out Between Police And Protesters During Vigil Held For Slain Woman

Marketing executive Sarah Everard was found dead in London, last week. Her death has sent shockwaves across the U.K. because a police officer has been charged with her kidnapping and murder.

07 October, 2020

Occupational Code Ignores Plight Of Migrant Women

Mishty Varma

Laws exist to protect women from sexual harassment at the workplace. However, no laws make the process of migration to the workplace safer for women leading to physical and sexual violence

15 September, 2020

Woman, Infant Daughter Killed Over Dowry In UP; Four Arrested


The victim’s father alleged that she was harassed by her husband and in-laws for dowry. He said his daughter and granddaughter were throttled to death and their bodies were dumped in a pond.

30 June, 2020

Asked To Wear Mask, Andhra Govt Official Thrashes Differently-abled Woman; Arrested


CCTV footage of the purported incident went viral on the social media, evoking condemnation.

12 May, 2020

Class 10 Girl, Set Ablaze By 2 Men In Act Of Vengeance, Dies In Tamil Nadu

G.C. Shekhar

Embarrassed by the involvement of the two party functionaries in the crime, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami expelled the duo from the AIADMK and announced a compensation of Rs.5 lakh to the girl’s family.

27 April, 2020

Vadodara Man Breaks Wife's Spine After She Consecutively Defeats Him In Online Ludo

Outlook Web Bureau

When the woman defeated her husband consecutively in the ludo game, the husband was aghast and he thrashed her so badly that she was hospitalised with an injured spinal cord.

21 January, 2020

Amol Palekar’s Return To Theatre After 25 Years

Sathya Saran

Sathya Saran draws the pictures of a packed auditorium where Amol Palekar made his return to theatre after 25 years, and an offbeat exhibition that called out to women to ‘remember their innate powers.'


06 December, 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Woman Shot In Face After She Stops Dancing At Wedding

Outlook Web Bureau

In the video, a man is heard saying, 'Brother, you should fire the bullet.' The next moment, the woman is shot in her face.

03 December, 2019

Opinion: India Has Normalised Rape. It Doesn't Shock Anymore, Not Even A Child

Soni Sangwan

It is this 'normalisation' of rape that is the curse of our times, writes mother of a nine-year-old girl

30 November, 2019

Another Woman Burnt In Telangana Day After Female Vet's Charred Body Was Found

Outlook Web Bureau

Prima facie, it is a body of a 30 to 35 years old lady whose identity is yet to be ascertained by the police.

22 October, 2019

Crimes Against Women In India Continue To Rise, UP Most Unsafe: NCRB

Outlook Web Bureau

The national capital has seen a decline in crimes against women for the third straight year.

21 September, 2019

In Horrifying Video, Former Madras HC Judge, Son Torture Daughter-In-Law Over Dowry

Outlook Web Bureau

Sindhu Sharma filed a case of domestic violence and harassment over dowry against her husband and in-laws in April this year.

09 July, 2019

Nari Tu Narayani: Why Ministries Fail To Live Up To This Spirit?

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

RTI queries reveal that all government departments, except one, have failed to furnish a monthly report to the Ministry of Women and Child Development on the status of sexual harassment cases.


25 June, 2019

Opinion | Unless You Stand Up, There Is A 'Kabir Singh' Just Round The Corner

Paromita Bardoloi

The innate problem with 'Kabir Singh' is not that the men like him don’t exist, the problem is that the film normalises this predatory behaviour.

Photo Gallery

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

PTI Photo

People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

PTI Photo

Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta