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Violence Against Women

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

Jun 25, 2019 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.

Men Attack Lesbian Couple In London For Refusing To Kiss For Them

Jun 08, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Police said the homophobic attack on the lesbian couple happened at around 2:30am on May 30 after the two women, both in their 20s, got on the bus in north London.

Haryana: 3 Cops Suspended, 2 Sacked After Video Of Policemen Beating Woman Goes Viral

The matter was also brought to the notice of Haryana police on Monday by the State Women Commission which took a strong view of the incident.

Bangladesh: Teenage Girl Burnt To Death For Reporting Sexual Harassment Against Madrassa Teacher

Apr 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Nusrat Jahan Rafi, an 18 year-old-student at a madrassa in Bangladesh was burnt to death by four burqa-clad persons days after she reported sexual harassment by the madrassa principal

Fleeing 'Oppression From Family', Saudi Sisters Plead For Help On Social Media

Using a newly created Twitter account called 'GeorgiaSisters', the two sisters from Saudi Arabia identified themselves as Maha al-Subaie, 28, and Wafa al-Subaie, 25.

02 April, 2019

Odisha Mahila Congress President Manhandled At Party Office

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Jena was sitting on a dharna protesting the denial of party tickets to women candidates when she was allegedly manhandled by some people.

12 February, 2019

Video Shows Tripura Minister Groping Woman Colleague On Stage During PM's Programme

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BJP spokesman Nabendu Bhattacharjee said that the Left Front, after raking up non-issues against the BJP government, has now "started character assassination of BJP ministers on false and non-issue matters".

21 January, 2019

Better Behave Or I Will Make It Very Difficult For You To Enter College: NSUI District President Threatens Woman

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An FIR has been registered against NSUI Shahjahanpur district president Irfan Hussain for allegedly threatening a female student after she complained of molestation.

20 January, 2019

Thousands Of Protesters March For Safe Streets After Murder Of Israeli Student In Australia

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Thousands of protesters have marched in Australia calling for an end to violence against women, days after the murder of an Israeli student in Melbourne.

10 January, 2019

Protests Erupt After 16-Year-Old Girl Found Beheaded In Bihar's Gaya

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According to reports, the girl went missing from her home on December 28, and her body was found in a decomposed state on January 6

20 December, 2018

To Highlight Their Plight, Over 5000 Sexual Assault Survivors Embark On 'Dignity March' From Mumbai

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The march has been organised by Rashtriya Garima Abhiyan, a group of NGOs. It will cover 200 districts across 24 states/union territories and traverse over 10,000 kms.


19 December, 2018

Student Abducted, Gangraped In Agra, Was On Her Way To Coaching Class

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According to the victim, two other boys were already there at the spot. All four then took turns to rape her.

16 December, 2018

Nirbhaya Case Anniversary: Mamata Banerjee Urges People To Stop Violence Against Women

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Society should take the initiative to make the country a better place for women, says Mamata Banerjee on the sixth anniversary of Nirbhaya Case

16 December, 2018

Watch: Trailer Of 'Delhi Bus' Released, A Film On Nirbhaya Who Fought For Her Life And Dignity

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Director Sharique Minhaj said that the movie is dedicated to Nirbhaya who fought for her life and dignity. The film stars Divya Singh, Aanjjan Srivastav, Neelima Azeem and Sanjay Singh.

15 December, 2018

Woman Burnt Alive Over Dowry In Jharkhand's Dhanbad

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According to a UN report, the available data on dowry-related killings from the National Crime Records Bureau indicate that female dowry deaths account for 40 to 50 per cent of all female homicides recorded annually in India.

05 December, 2018

Chennai: Spy Cameras Found Inside Women Hostel's Rooms, Owner Arrested

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Three cameras were found in the plug sockets, two were found inside lamp bulbs, three inside wrist watches and one on the hanger inside the wardrobe.

03 December, 2018

9 Women Go Missing From Delhi Shelter Home, Manish Sisodia Suspends Senior Officials

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The DCW, in a statement, claimed that the missing of these girls from Sanskar Ashram at Dilshad Garden was found after six months on December 2 following which the case was registered.


01 December, 2018

Bihar Court Sentences 20 To Jail For Beating And Parading Dalit Woman Naked

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The five who have been awarded seven-year terms have also been slapped with a fine of Rs 10,000 each and the rest would have to pay a fine of Rs 2,000 each.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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