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SC takes suo motu cognizance of ‘alarming rise’ in child rape cases

A bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose said that between January 1 and June 30 this year, a total of 24,212 FIRs related to child rapes were filed across the country.

Karnataka: Minor dalit girl raped, impregnated, five booked

The girl had just completed SSLC examination when she was first abused by her cousin Ganesh who took her to Subramanya and raped her for two days. In the next few months, she was assaulted by the other accused on various occasions.


Ensure tough punishment in rape, killing of 9-month-old girl: Telangana Home Minister to police

The nine-month-old girl died after a man apparently gagged her after allegedly raping her Wednesday, triggering protests by locals who demanded stern punishment to the accused.

Woman who accused TV actor Karan Oberoi of rape held for 'staging' attack on herself

On March 25, the woman lodged a complaint with the police claiming that two bike-borne men attacked her with a sharp object while she was out for a morning walk.

‘I shudder every time I hear a knock on the door’

He struck in the afternoons, targeting women alone in their homes, turning up on the pretext of reading the electricity meter — a modus operandi he allegedly employed to murder at least seven women. How a CCTV footage gave away Burdwan’s ‘serial killer.

FIR against Archbishop of Mumbai, bishops: Cops record statements of complainant and witnesses

An FIR registered against the Archbishop of Mumbai and two bishops for allegedly not taking action on the complaint of a 13-year-old boy in 2015 stating that a priest had raped him.


Haryana: In 2 months, 19 convicted of raping minor girls

The cases were registered over past two years, a police spokesperson said Monday, adding that the accused have been brought to justice through effective and concerted presentation of evidences before the concerned courts.

Minor’s ‘rape’ by priest: Court asks cops to probe inaction charge against Archbishop

In February, the minor’s father filed an application before the special court, seeking to include the three as accused in the ongoing case for failing to report the commission of a sexual offence.

After Alwar, married woman in Bikaner allegedly gangraped

A married woman was allegedly raped by three persons at an isolated place near Bikaner where she had gone to collect firewood.

Mumbai: Man arrested for rape of minor for 3 years

Earlier this week, an NGO working with children received information about the case and alerted the police.

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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.

16-Year-Old Boy Raped For 1 Year By 15 Men

A 16-year-old boy living in Andheri was allegedly raped by 15 boys over the past one year. In his complaint to the police, the victim said he finally confided in a friend when he felt “unbearable pain” two days ago after the last assault on June 26. The police have booked all 15 accused and […]

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.