Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 23:11
World powers pledged funds and reached "historic" deal to tackle rape and sexual violence used as a weapon of war, with Hollywood star and UN special envoy Angelina Jolie praising the declaration.
Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 23:01
There is a need for a medical protocol for treating victims of sexual violence and doctors should be trained for it, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat said here Monday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 12:47
An influential US daily has hailed India`s new laws against sexual violence, saying the "political system can respond to an urgent popular demand for change".
Last Updated: Saturday, January 05, 2013, 21:46
Protests against the rape of a 23-year-old paramedical student in Delhi continued to find their echo in the UK with a number of organisations planning major demonstrations over the next few weeks.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 18:51
Angelina Jolie is extending her support to the launch of a new Government initiative aimed at tackling sexual violence in war zones across the world.
Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011, 15:48
Over 35 per cent of all women and
40 per cent of married women experienced physical or sexual
forms of violence and the figures were higher in rural areas,
the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 26, 2010, 10:52
A report says Rwandan rebels mass-raped over 150 women and children in July.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 16:03
Describing the Democratic
Republic of the Congo (DRC) as the "rape capital of the
world", a senior UN official has asked the Security
Council to make sexual violence against women a top priority.
Last Updated: Monday, March 08, 2010, 13:21
The Nordic countries, widely considered world leaders in gender equality, are failing to combat sexual violence, Amnesty International said on Monday, singling out Finland as the worst offender.
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