Bangladesh HC bans male doctors from examining rape victims

Bangladesh`s High Court on Sunday banned male doctors from examining rape victims to save them from embarrassment.

`Massacre, rapes, executions carried out in South Sudan`

South Sudanese soldiers have carried out a string of ethnic killings, following an outbreak of fighting more than a week ago, several eyewitnesses have said.

Madonna reveals being raped at knifepoint when first arrived in NYC

Pop sensation Madonna has revealed that she suffered a horrific rape at knifepoint when she first arrived in New York to pursue her career.

Don`t blame me for rapes: Poonam Pandey

Controversial model Poonam Pandey is appalled, amused and annoyed.

NHRC issues notice to UP Police over rapes

The NHRC said Tuesday that it has sought reports from the Uttar Pradesh government over its role in the alleged beating and detention of two rape victims in the state.

Centre, Delhi govt to blame for rape cases: Rajnath Singh

BJP president Rajnath Singh on Saturday the Central and Delhi governments have failed to take required measures to curb cases of rapes.

Women favour speedy trial, not death sentence in rape cases

Women from various sections of society are in favour of speedy trial in rape cases and have welcomed Justice Verma panel`s recommendations.

Puri Shankaracharya blames western influence for rapes

Western influence was one of the main reasons behind the rise in incidents of rape in the country, Sankaracharya of Puri Swami Sri Nischalananda Saraswati said.

‘Bhagwat does not know either India or Bharat`

CPI leader Brinda Karat on Friday lashed out at RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for his remark that rapes are rare in `Bharat` (rural India) but occur frequently in `India`.

Rapes happen in India, not Bharat: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

At a time when ensuring women’s safety has become a top priority for the government, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has kicked-off a fresh controversy by saying that cases of rapes take place in India and not in Bharat (rural India).

Punjab to have Sexual Assault Response Teams

Two minor girls were raped in Moga and Ludhiana in Punjab.

90% rapes consensual: Haryana Congress leader

At a time when a spate of rape cases has brought shame to Haryana, a local Congress leader has said ‘majority of rapes in the state are consensual’.

"Grave, appalling" reports from Syria: Kofi Annan

A popular uprising against four decades of Assad family rule erupted a year ago and has become increasingly bloody.

Four rapes in Delhi in as many days

Bringing shame to the national
capital, four cases of sexual assault against women came to
light today in which three victims were minor girls.

Five rapes in UP, 3 culprits held

Five cases of rape, including that
of four minor girls, were reported on Wednesday from different districts in Uttar Pradesh, police said here.

Congo: 60 rapes in 10 days

A UN official last year called eastern Congo the rape capital of the world.

Murders down in Rio state, rapes and assaults soar

The murder rate in Rio
de Janeiro state fell 18.4 per cent in July from a year earlier, official data showed, but sexual and other violent assaults soared in that same period.

Murders, rapes on increase in Delhi this year

Delhi Police might have raised
its strength by over 22,000 men since 2007, but it appears to
have done little to help check crime with the Capital
registering more murders and rapes in the first half of this

Haiti quake refugee camps tighten security to prevent rapes

One of the unmentioned effects of last month’s earthquake in Haiti is that women and young girls are suffering a rising number of rapes and sexual assaults, according to leading aid agencies.

Bhopal records highest number of rapes in 5 yrs: NCW

Madhya Pradesh recorded highest number
of rapes in the country during last five years as per the
figures given by National Crime Bureau, the Chairperson of
National Commission for Women, Girija Vyas said here on Thursday.