Zee Media Special: Minor rape victims handling life threatening pregnancy

Three minor girls narrate their heart-wrenching story of rape and the subsequent life threatening pregnancy at a very young age!

Compensate rape victims in 24 hours, expedite induction of more cops: HC

Expressing displeasure over the current procedure of paying compensation to rape victims, the Delhi High Court ordered that the money be disbursed within 24 hours of the award.

Centre will set up special centres for rape victims: Maneka Gandhi

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.

Rs five lakh compensation each to Muzaffarnagar rape victims

The Uttar Pradesh government today announced a compensation of Rs five lakh each to seven women, who were raped during Muzaffarnagar riots.

Rape victims` statement be recorded directly by judicial magistrate: SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that rape victims` statement be directly recorded by a judicial magistrate instead of police officials to cut short protracted proceedings.

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.

Ecuadoran man lured 30 rape victims with job offers

Police in Ecuador arrested a man suspected of raping 30 women and said he lured his victims with job offers.

Prolonged exposure therapy more beneficial for rape victims than counselling

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.

Rape victims` testimonies not always to be believed: SC

Rape victims` can be disbelieved if the allegations are not corroborated with evidence, the Supreme Court held on Thursday.

HC pulls up Maharashtra govt for not compensating to rape victims

The Bombay High Court on Monday pulled up the Maharashtra government for expressing its inability to provide compensation to victims of rape, sexual assault and acid attack.

`New decree in Pak regressive, insensitive to rape victims`

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.

LS Speaker for strict punishment to those ostracising rape victims

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday pitched for steps to help rape survivors recover from the trauma.

Judge who made rape remark not picked as justice in Jakarta

A candidate for the Indonesian Supreme Court who suggested in a panel interview that rape victims might enjoy the act has not been selected for the post and may lose his job as a judge.

Rape victims from poor sections to get financial assistance

Rape victims who belong to economically poor sections may soon get financial assistance from government.

Delhi gang-rape case: Amitabh Bachchan slams media

The gang rape of a 23-year-old paramedical student almost 10 days ago in the national capital has shaken one and all.

Maha minister irks women by asking not to protest rape cases

Laxmanrao Dhoble courted controversy when he advised women "not to waste time in staging protests for rape victims" of dalit community.

Pak SC concerned over out-of-court settlements

The Pakistani Supreme Court has expressed concern over the factors compelling rape victims` families to go for out-of-court settlement.

Meghalaya to compensate rape victims

Meghalaya cabinet has approved a comprehensive policy to pay compensation to victims of rape and human trafficking, CM Mukul Sangma said.

Mulayam retracts his remarks on rape victims

Facing flak over his comments
on rape victims, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav
on Monday did a U-turn saying he had only spoken about justice to
the rape victims and not about providing government jobs to

Mulayam promises govt jobs to rape victims

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav announced that rape victims would
be given government jobs if his party was voted to power.