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Rape victims treated as 'untouchables', says SC; directs their identities be not disclosed

A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the print and electronic media not to reveal identity of victims of rape and sexual assault "even in a remote manner".

Dec 11, 2018, 13:35 PM IST

SC blasts MP government over compensation to rape victims, asks 'you value a rape at Rs 6500?'

SC on Thursday asked Madhya Pradesh government whether it was doing a 'charity' by giving a meagre amount to the victims of sexual assaults.

Feb 15, 2018, 18:28 PM IST

Supreme Court allows two minor rape victims to terminate pregnancies

The bench, also comprising Justices Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar, directed preservation of the terminated foetus for DNA sampling during the investigation in both the cases.

Sep 21, 2017, 19:45 PM IST

Japan moves towards first major rape law changes in a century

Victims and activists have long campaigned for changes to the 1907 law, as society`s attitudes toward rape victims are still chilly and many stay silent from shame or fear of criticism.

Jun 08, 2017, 13:30 PM IST

Increase compensation to rape survivors up to Rs 10 lakh: SC to states

The apex court said they should consider and formulate programmes for such victims in the light of the scheme framed in Goa.

Feb 12, 2016, 10:59 AM IST

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Nov 20, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

Two rape victims shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

Two rape victims were shot dead in separate incidents in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

Sep 14, 2015, 10:29 AM IST

Two rape victims shot dead in UP, one was to appear in court 2 days later

Two rape victims were shot dead on Sunday in separate incidents in Uttar Pradesh with one of them being fatally attacked just two days before she had to appear in a court as a witness in the case.

Sep 13, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Malaysia's ethnic-Indian men say no to marrying rape victims

 In a short film shot as a social experiment, two out of three ethnic-Indian men in Malaysia have said that they would not marry rape victims as it would tarnish their family's "honour".

Mar 29, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

India's Daughter: BBC removes intn'l statistics from documentary

BBC has removed international statistics from the documentary 'India's Daughter', claimed British filmmaker Leslee Udwin.

Mar 19, 2015, 20:21 PM IST

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!

Dec 02, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

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.

Aug 06, 2014, 21:57 PM IST

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.

Jun 01, 2014, 22:28 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2014, 13:21 PM IST

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.

Apr 29, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

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.

Apr 20, 2014, 18:51 PM IST

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.

Feb 16, 2014, 05:19 AM IST

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.

Dec 25, 2013, 13:08 PM IST

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.

Sep 19, 2013, 21:38 PM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2013, 19:28 PM IST