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Noida: Woman alleges rape, blackmail by YouTuber

The girl’s parents approached police to lodge a complaint against the accused, whose YouTube channel has over 2 lakh subscribers. According to the girl’s family, the man allegedly promised her that he would give her work.

Domestic hell

A 16-year-old hit with a weighing machine, another killed when she asked for money to return to Jharkhand — a spate of violence against domestic helps has thrown the spotlight on a sector that thrives under the radar. The Indian Express speaks to survivors and stakeholders to understand the scope of the problem.


Rape, murder of Mumbai's nine-year-old: Accused threatened another victim by claiming he killed three other girls

Vadivel Devendra alias Gundappa (35) was convicted and sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment in 2013 for sexually assaulting a nine-year-old in the same area.

Delhi: Man held for raping minor, police say his teacher friend helped

“The man, who runs a travel business in south Delhi, and the woman were sent to 14-day judicial custody on Tuesday,” a police officer said.

Doraha: Seven-year-old girl raped, murdered 

Inspector Karnail Singh, SHO Doraha police station, said that an FIR under the sections 302, 363 and 376-A of IPC and sections 3 and 4 of the POCSO Act has been registered and accused are yet to be arrested. 

FIR filed against Rithala AAP MLA on charges of rape

“She has alleged that in December last year, she approached him in connection with a pension issue and he asked her to come home. She alleged that he forced himself on her,” a senior police officer said, citing her complaint.


Gurgaon: ‘Kidnapped at gunpoint, minor raped by 3 men’

The Station House Officer of the local police station said that though the accused are yet to be formally arrested, one of the alleged rapists has been apprehended.

Vadodara doctor accused of rape held in Mumbai

According to the complainant, Dalal, who is a married man and has two children, had promised to marry her and developed physical relationship with her.

Chandigarh: 35-year-old civil engineer sentenced to 10-year imprisonment for rape

During the trial, the defense counsel argued that both knew each other and the marriage was solemnised after mutual consent.  However, after going by the evidence and facts of the case, the court sentenced the accused to 10-year jail.

Arizona nurse pleads not guilty to raping disabled woman who gave birth

Nathan Sutherland, 36, wearing an orange jumpsuit and shackled at the wrists and legs, entered his plea during a brief arraignment at the Maricopa County Superior Court. His next court appearance was set for March 19.

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Disney princesses struggle with sexual abuse and drug overdose in this thought-provoking photo series

Photographer Shannon Dermody re​imagine​d​ what the princesses would go through if they were living in today's times.

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Meet the activists fighting sexual violence who received the Nobel Peace Prize

Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.

Express Eye for Detail Ep 5: Political war over Vijay Mallya, Kerala nun rape case and rising fuel prices

Why are the Congress and the BJP fighting over Vijay Mallya? Is the Kerala nun's rape case the biggest blot on the church in India? And what did a Bharat bandh this week really achieve? Arun George answers the big questions of the week.


From condemning rape to promising Triple Talaq Bill, Narendra Modi makes a pitch to women voters in I-day speech

From Red Fort, Narendra Modi pitches to women voters; condemns rape, promises permanent commission for women and triple talaq bill. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

Plenty of evidence to show death penalty for child rapists is no deterrent

The government's proposal to modify the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act or POCSO Act and ensure death penalty for child rapists has many problems. Shalini Nair reports.

20-yr-old raped, murdered in UP

Balia (UP), Jan 25 (ANI): A 20-year-old woman, who was preparing for police recruitment, was raped and later murdered in Balia, Uttar Pradesh. Balia Superintendent of Police Anish Ahmad Ansari said the accused had slit her throat and later sealed her body, which has now being sent for post mortem. Ansari added that a case has been registered and all possibilities are being probed.


SC orders Parliament to discuss chemical castration for child abusers

New delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Parliament to discuss a petition filed by lawyer Mahalaxmi Pavani against offenders who commit heinous crimes against infants. Pavani on Monday said that there are many laws against rapists but the punishments mentioned in these laws are not enough for pedophiles.