Thursday, June 20, 2013
Women misuse rape law to force lovers to marry them: Delhi HC
Penal provisions for rape are often being misused by women as "weapon for vengeance and vendett...
Mega cities may turn dangerous place for women: Parliamentary Panel
Against backdrop of gruesome rape of Delhi girl in bus, Parliamentary panel warned that mega cities ...
Zardari seeks report on molested women in Libya
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has sought a report on the molestation of women of Pakistani-ori...
Radical changes in new bill on crimes against women
A bill which seeks to make punishment for crime against women more stringent is different on at leas...
400 cases of crime against women disposed off last month: CJI
Over 400 cases of crime against women have been disposed of in trial courts across the country last...
US cop turned `cannibal` because of Cameron Diaz
A New York City cop said that he’s “experienced erotic arousal when imagining women being kidnapped.
Punjab, U`khand unveil measures to prevent crime against women
In the backdrop of the Delhi gang-rape incident, Punjab and Uttarakhand on Monday came out with a sl...
Punjab bans calling women to police stations for probe
Days after a teenaged gang-rape victim in Patiala district committed suicide after she was repeatedl...
Delhi-like incident won`t happen in Goa: Manohar Parrikar
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said an incident such as the recent gang-rape in Delhi...
Crimes against women: Maharashtra to set up fast track courts
Maharashtra government has proposed setting up 25 fast track courts for time-bound disposal of serio...
Haryana remained in news mostly for wrong reasons
In July, the Haryana government approved the extension of Delhi Metro from Mundka to Bahadurgarh.
`Majority of working women in India feel unsafe after dark`
Majority of women surveyed by Assocham said they feel unsafe, especially during night shifts, in all...
CJI expresses concern over rising crime against women
Taking a serious note of increasing cases of crime against women, Chief Justice of India Justice Alt...
Australian held for raping elderly women
A man in Australia has been taken into custody after being accused of raping a 76-year-old woman and...
WB: Compensation for victims of crime against women
The compensation proposed under the scheme for rape victims was Rs 30,000 for minors and Rs 20,000 f...
Woman raped by teen at gunpoint in Muzaffarnagar
A woman was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a teenager who also tried to kill her in a village here.
APSCW expresses concern at rising crime graph against women
Sixty cases of rape and 160 cases of crime against women were reported in Arunachal Pradesh last yea...
Father rapes daughter in west Delhi
The girl filed a complaint four days ago that she was raped by her father, Ramashre, around three mo...
TN: ‘Tribal women rape by cops didn`t take place’
The TN govt told the Madras HC that the report of alleged rape of four tribal women indicated that t...
JM to look into alleged rape of tribal women
A judicial magistrate will be looking into a complaint of alleged rape of four tribal women by as ...
S African women raped for being lesbians
Human rights campaigners say at least 10 lesbian women in South Africa are sexually assaulted every ...
Delhi unsafe for women even during day: Study
The study claims that 18 women were battered in some form or the other every hour across the country...
Britain: Man jailed for raping drunk women
A 21-year-old man of Asian origin has been jailed for raping drunk women students.
`Minority women deliberately targeted for rape`
The Minority Rights Group International documents cases from across the world.
‘Sinister campaign’: SC on land acquisition
Supreme Court on Tuesday accused the Mayawati government of running a vicious campaign against the v...
In Congo, 48 women are raped every hour
The African nation has been called the worst place on earth to be a woman.
Rape case against Julian Assange ‘weak’
Extradition case against WikiLeaks founder will resume in London on Monday.
Delhi `completely unsafe`, says Assembly Speaker
Delhi Assembly Speaker Yoganand Shastri on Thursday said the national capital was "completely ...
Delhi Police will drop women at home
Delhi police will now drop women stranded in the city at their homes if they seek assistance by call...
NCW for reducing time-frame for compensation to rape victims
In an effort to reduce the trauma of rape victims, the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Satu...
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