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Sexual abuse to exploitation: Jharkhand trafficking continues amid low prosecution

May 10, 2021 4:13 am

BKS has been nominated as a member of the Sub-group on “Child Rights and Child Protection” formulated by the NITI Aayog under NITI Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Standing Committee.

US magazine Poetry faces backlash for publishing work by sex offender

February 04, 2021 12:25 pm

The person in question is a former professor of English literature

Turkish court sentences TV preacher to more than 1,000 years in jail: State media

January 12, 2021 1:35 am

Oktar previously ran his own television channel A9 on which he hosted talk shows on Islamic values. On occasion he was broadcast dancing with young women he called "kittens" and singing with young men he dubbed his "lions".

Woman alleges rape inside police post, Ludhiana cop booked

January 05, 2021 12:18 am

The woman in her complaint also alleged that the cop, who is a head constable, threatened to implicate her husband in a false case and asked her to keep quiet.

Be connected for emergencies: Angelina Jolie's message to women fearing abuse over holidays

December 09, 2020 7:13 pm

Nearly 243 million women were abused by an intimate partner in the past year, according to a report by UN Women. And fewer than 40 per cent of the women who experience violence either report it or seek help

Women sue USA Swimming over sexual abuse by coaches

June 11, 2020 4:19 pm

Among individuals named in the suits are former U.S. Olympic and national team coach Mitch Ivey, former U.S. national team director Everett Uchiyama and former coach Andrew King.

Lack of funds, infrastructure and training in one-stop crisis centres: Women panel report

January 11, 2020 4:24 am

One-point crisis centres were proposed following the 2012 Delhi gangrape case to provide women facing sexual and domestic abuse a single point of contact for medical, legal, social, and psychological aid.

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.

Two brothers held for ‘sexual assault on minor girl, attacking family’

June 20, 2019 4:17 am

“The whole incident had been captured in CCTV cameras fitted in the locality, which the girl’s family had planned to submit to the police as evidence of the crime. But the brothers also destroyed the cameras before fleeing from the spot,” an official at Kurla police station said.

Ohio State doctor sexually abused 177 students, officials were aware

May 18, 2019 11:04 am

An investigative report says a now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades, and university officials knew what he was doing and did little to stop him.


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

May 12, 2017 4:41 pm

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


All the Senate's men empowering women, since 1991

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

From Anita Hill to Dr Christine Blasey Ford, the video spotlights the Senate’s strides in gender sensitivity and female representation.