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Uttar Pradesh: No headway in her rape complaint, she ends life

“My wife ended her life after she lost hope of getting justice... she came to know that police had decided to file a closure report in the case,” the woman's husband said.

‘Most rape accused known to victims’

The data further mentions that a majority of rapes, 43.47%, were committed by “friends or family friends” of the woman, and 22.86% by “other known persons”


Kanpur minor raped by youth she met on social media, say police

While a case of gangrape was lodged initially, three other youths named in the case were given a clean chit as circumstantial evidence had ruled out gangrape, said Kanpur SSP Anant Deo.

Unnao rape victim, kin booked for giving cops ‘forged papers’ to prove she was minor

The case was lodged at the district’s Makhi police station Sunday, following a local court’s directives. The complainant is Haripal Singh, husband of Shashi Singh, who was also chargesheeted in the rape case.

Mumbai man gets 15 years in jail for raping minor

In 2014, when the incident occurred, the victim's mother, who had gone to fetch water nearby, rushed to the toilet after hearing her daughter scream and found the accused with her. She began beating him with a bucket but the accused managed to run away.

British woman raped near Goa's Palolem beach

A complaint has been registered against unknown persons, with the Goa Crime Branch also pulled in for the search.


Suspended RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav convicted in minor rape case

There had been 22 witnesses from prosecution and 15 from defence. The case was filed against Yadav on February 9, 2016. Yadav, who had been suspended from the party, was lodged in jail.

Mumbai: Three arrested for 9-year-old’s rape

“Her cousin stays close by. So, under the pretext of letting her watch television, he would take her to his house and sexually assault her. It has been happening for the last two years,” said a police officer.

Woman raped, killed in Meerut: Police

Villagers, who later identified the woman, refused to hand over the body to the police till her family was paid adequate compensation and the killers were arrested.

Uttar Pradesh: Woman set ablaze to prevent her from filing FIR against molestation

On December 1, the brothers allegedly caught hold of her, sprinkled kerosene on her body and set her ablaze in order to prevent her from lodging an FIR against them.

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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.