Sexual crimes

Sexual violence in neighbourhood harms mental health in women

Sexual violence in neighbourhood harms mental health in women

According to the researchers, feelings about the frequency of rape or other forms of sexual assault in a neighbourhood are significantly tied to women's perceptions of its safety.

Jan 15, 2018, 19:10 PM IST
Bengaluru mass molestation: Women filmmakers Gauri Shinde, Ashwini Iyer Tiwari express anger, disgust

Bengaluru mass molestation: Women filmmakers Gauri Shinde, Ashwini Iyer Tiwari express anger, disgust

It is time for swift action, says Gauri Shinde on crime against women.

Jan 08, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
New Section in CrPC for compensation to sexual crime victims

New Section in CrPC for compensation to sexual crime victims

Section 357A has been inserted in the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 vide the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2008, which provides for compensation to victims of crime.

Aug 03, 2016, 22:01 PM IST
This Indian university will teach its students ‘ill-effects of western culture’

This Indian university will teach its students ‘ill-effects of western culture’

The campaign will start next month on the university campus.

Feb 15, 2016, 05:09 AM IST
Those committing sex crimes against minors are 'animals', deserve no mercy: SC

Those committing sex crimes against minors are 'animals', deserve no mercy: SC

The Supreme Court has dubbed those committing sexual crimes against minors as animals and decried they deserve no mercy.

Oct 27, 2015, 09:49 AM IST

Bandh to protest sexual offences disrupts life in Bangalore

Normal life was disrupted in the country`s IT hub on Thursday as it observed a 12-hour bandh called by pro-Kannada outfits to protest rising incidents of sexual offences against women and children with a mixed response.

Jul 31, 2014, 09:03 AM IST

Sexual crimes less against fully dressed Chennai women: MP Minister

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur on Sunday said there were few sexual crimes against women in Chennai as they dress up fully and regularly visit temples.

Jan 19, 2014, 15:34 PM IST

Sexual crimes against children: HC notice on PIL for special courts

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from city government on a PIL on trying sexual offences committed against children.

Jul 03, 2013, 19:31 PM IST

Women`s groups to protest Monday against anti-rape ordinance

Unhappy with provisions of the ordinance over sexual crimes, women`s groups are planning a big protest against it Monday and a signature campaign in the near future.

Feb 03, 2013, 23:19 PM IST

Ordinance should have been issued earlier, says BJP

The BJP Sunday said that the promulgation of ordinance for stricter punishment for sexual crimes against women was a belated move by the government to address concerns of people on the issue and should have been brought earlier.

Feb 03, 2013, 22:44 PM IST

Women`s groups unhappy with anti-rape ordinance

Leading women organisations rejected the ordinance on sexual crimes against women terming it as "complete betrayal" of people`s faith in the govt.

Feb 02, 2013, 22:33 PM IST

Police asked to invoke special law on sexual crimes against kids

Two men have been sent to jail for repeatedly gang-raping a minor.

Jan 06, 2013, 09:45 AM IST

South Africa still remains ‘rape capital of world’

South Africa’s National Freedom Party (NFI) has said the sexual offence statistics in the country were still very high despite a small decline observed.

Sep 22, 2012, 18:19 PM IST

Pakistanis jailed for sexual crimes in Britain

The "sexual predators" preyed on their victims over several months.

Nov 06, 2010, 15:26 PM IST