At a time when the national capital is under an unprecedented security cover in view of US President Barack Obama's visit, a 25-year-old Russian girl was allegedly molested by an autorickshaw driver in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area here on Sunday evening.
Educating little boys and raising their awareness level might help in containing rising incidents of crime against women globally, president of the Associated Country Women of the World, an umbrella organisation of women's groups, Ruth Shanks said.
The Centre has proposed to set up 150 special investigative units on a pilot basis, in some of the most crime-prone districts in the country to probe grievous offences against women, particularly rape, dowry harassments, acid attacks and human trafficking.
Delhi Police has come up with a list of repeat sexual offenders – an initiative that could come in handy for those looking to check the background of a person they're looking to employ or as a general effort to name and shame sexual predators lurking in the capital.
Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Tuesday said the increase in the number of complaints registered by women showed that the members of the community were coming out to report crimes committed against them.
To ensure safer travel options, Kerala's all-women cab service 'She Taxi' is set to cross borders after the alleged rape of an executive by an Uber cab driver in the national capital put the spotlight on safety of women travellers in the country.
On the second death anniversary of the horrific December 16 'Nirbhaya' gang-rape, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Tuesday said that several changes have been made in law to prevent crime against women since the incident but there is a need for society to change for it to be effective as well.