A 24-year-old rape case that was begging for justice due to non-appearance of the accused has been reopened in a fast-track court here dealing with sexual offences against women after the arrest of the absconding offender.
A debate about sexual violence in Brazil sparked by a lawmaker`s comments on the floor of Congress has spread beyond government chambers, triggering a national debate about rape and sexism in the South American nation.
A bank official allegedly raped a woman on the pretext of arranging a job for her son, filmed the act and threatened to post it on the internet if she informed the police, police said here on Thursday.
The students of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Guwahati will on Wednesday take out a protest march in the wake of the arrest of the dean of academic affairs for allegedly raping an office assistant.
In another shocking incident of sexual assault in an educational institute, dean of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal was taken into custody by the Assam police on Tuesday for allegedly raping an office assistant.
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.
A man has been acquitted of the charge of raping a woman after intoxicating her by a Delhi court, which refused to rely on her testimony saying she was "not a credible witness" and it could be a "consensual affair".
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.