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Explained: How climate change leads to more violence against women, girls

March 05, 2020 1:19 pm

Rape, domestic violence, forced marriages: A new study shows the effects of climate change are leading to an increase in violence against girls and women in many corners of the world.

Vehicles and CCTVs in place to curb crimes, Delhi High Court told

December 19, 2019 2:11 am

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar was apprised that police have already installed 6,790 CCTV cameras at prominent locations in the capital, especially in areas with high instances of crimes against women.

No one safe in Uttar Pradesh: Jaya Bachchan on crimes against women

December 05, 2019 6:29 pm

On Monday, the SP leader led a chorus of angry parliamentarians where she said that rapists should be "brought out in public and lynched.

This is a war on women

December 03, 2019 2:14 pm

In case it has gone unnoticed, there is a familiar pattern in these ‘well-known’ or ‘high-profile’ rapes and murders that have received more media attention than the others... they could all have survived the murderous attacks after the rape, had they accepted their fate.

UP govt’s defence on crimes against women: Look at crime rate, not absolute numbers

October 24, 2019 3:13 pm

The government claimed that on the basis of the crime rate — number of cases per lakh of the population — Uttar Pradesh is at 16th place in crimes against women and at 22nd spot in rape cases.

Bulandshahr: Woman gangraped, robbed, hunt on for 3 suspects

August 01, 2019 9:55 am

The woman’s husband told the police that when they were asleep outside their house, three armed men entered and tied him up. He said the three forcibly took his wife to a room inside the house where they raped her at gunpoint.

Rajasthan: Investigating officer suspended after rape complainant kills self over 'police inaction'

July 31, 2019 4:45 pm

The officer had investigated the case registered by the woman on June 5. After her suicide, the case has been transferred to the CID-CB. The issue was raised in the state Assembly by Opposition BJP on Tuesday.

Pune BPO employee rape and murder: Bombay HC commutes 2 convicts' death penalty to life term

July 29, 2019 5:51 pm

The Bombay HC said there had been 'inordinate delay' in executing them, and berated the state government for 'using telegram and express letters in this digital era'.

More rape cases solved in 2018 than previous year

January 06, 2019 5:06 am

This is as per Delhi Police data (from January 1-November 30, 2018) of crimes against women over the two years, accessed by The Indian Express.

Colonialism 2.0

July 18, 2018 12:08 am

A narrative that seeks to pin onto India the tag of the world’s most dangerous country for women is simply not shored up by data. India’s intellectuals are complicit in its creation.