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India`s political system can respond when required: Washington Post

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".

Protests in UK against Delhi gang-rape

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.

Angelina Jolie backs UK campaign against sexual violence in war zones

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.

‘40% married women face physical, sexual violence’

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.

Hillary condemns sexual violence in Congo

Last Updated: Thursday, August 26, 2010, 10:52

A report says Rwandan rebels mass-raped over 150 women and children in July.

UN official asks Security Council to address sexual violence

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.

Amnesty slams Nordic states over sexual violence

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.