Two rape victims were shot dead in separate incidents in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. The twin attacks were condemned by Opposition Congress which slammed the SP government for the “increasing lawlessness” in the State.
The Centre will set up special centres for rape victims in every district of the country to provide medical as well as legal help to them, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said here on Sunday.
A new study has revealed that adolescent girls with sexual abuse-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced greater benefit from prolonged exposure therapy (a type of therapy that has been shown effectiveness for adults) than from supportive counselling.
Pakistan`s top human rights watchdog on Friday expressed "alarm and disappointment" over a declaration by the Council of Islamic Ideology that DNA tests are not acceptable as primary evidence in determining rape cases.