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Kevin Spacey Charged With Sexual Offences In UK

Kevin Spacey Charged With Sexual Offences In UK

Two time Oscar winner, actor Kevin Spacey has been charged with four counts of sexual offences against three men.

27 May 2022
'Doctor Strange' Actress Zara Phythian Sentenced To Eight Years In Jail, Husband Sentenced To Fourteen Years In Prison

'Doctor Strange' Actress Zara Phythian Sentenced To Eight Years In Jail, Husband Sentenced To Fourteen Years In Prison

Actress Zara Phythian received an eight-year sentence for grooming and sexually assaulting a juvenile, while her husband received a fourteen-year sentence.

19 May 2022

Making Visible The Invisible: The Gender Inequity Of Domestic And Caretaking Labour

A slew of Malayalam films attempt to highlight toxic patriarchy and unaccounted toils by women at home

Actor Dileep’s Friend Sarath G Nair Arrested For Destroying Evidence Related To Sexual Assault Case

Actor Dileep’s Friend Sarath G Nair Arrested For Destroying Evidence Related To Sexual Assault Case

Kerala Police has arrested Sarath G Nair, a hotel owner and friend of actor Dileep, who is accused in the ongoing sexual assault case of an actress.

17 May 2022

The Question Of Marital Rape And Women's Right To Say No To Sex

In January this year when a two-judge bench of the Delhi High Court started hearing a petition demanding the criminalisation of marital rape, several men in...

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13 May 2022
UP Man Rapes School Teacher, Records Video In A Bid To Convert Her: Police

UP Man Rapes School Teacher, Records Video In A Bid To Convert Her: Police

A case has also been registered under the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act against five people, including the accused Amir.


12 May 2022
SC Sets Aside 10-yr Sentence In Sexual Assault Case, Says Can’t Disturb Happy Family Life

SC Sets Aside 10-yr Sentence In Sexual Assault Case, Says Can’t Disturb Happy Family Life

The apex court, which was informed about the custom in Tamil Nadu of the marriage of a girl with her maternal uncle, said considering the facts and...


12 May 2022
Continuance Of Marital Rape Exception Egregiously Problematic: Justice Shakdher

Continuance Of Marital Rape Exception Egregiously Problematic: Justice Shakdher

“What makes the continuance of MRE on the statute egregiously problematic is, while it emasculates the woman's right to trigger prosecution against her...


11 May 2022
Criminalisation Of Marital Rape: Delhi HC Delivers Split Verdict, Allows Petitioners To Move SC

Criminalisation Of Marital Rape: Delhi HC Delivers Split Verdict, Allows Petitioners To Move SC

The Delhi High Court delivered a split verdict on the issue of criminalisation of marital rape and granted leave to the parties to file an appeal before the...


06 May 2022
Amber Heard Accuses Johnny Depp Of Violent Sexual Assault With A Liquor Bottle

Amber Heard Accuses Johnny Depp Of Violent Sexual Assault With A Liquor Bottle

Actress Amber Heard accuses her ex-husband, actor Johnny Depp, of allegedly assaulting her multiple times. She narrated various assault incidents as part of...


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06 May 2022
14-Yr-Old Allegedly Gang-Raped In UP's Basti; All Accused Arrested

14-Yr-Old Allegedly Gang-Raped In UP's Basti; All Accused Arrested

On reaching home, the girl recounted the incident to her family members after which a case was lodged under the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of...


04 May 2022
UP: Minor Girl Alleges Rape By SHO In Police Station Where She Went To File A Gang-Rape Case

UP: Minor Girl Alleges Rape By SHO In Police Station Where She Went To File A Gang-Rape Case

A 13-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by four people, complains of rape again by the Station House Officer (SHO) of a police station in UP's Lalitpur...


30 April 2022
Kerala: Christian Priest Sentenced To 18 Years RI For Sexually Assaulting Four teen Boys In 2017

Kerala: Christian Priest Sentenced To 18 Years RI For Sexually Assaulting Four teen Boys In 2017

The young victims, all aged 16 at the time of the incident, were the students of a seminary in Pullamala in the district wherein the accused was serving as a...


27 April 2022
Sexual Assault Case Filed Against Vijay Babu

Sexual Assault Case Filed Against Vijay Babu

Malayalam actor Vijay Babu has been charged under sexual assault based on a complaint of a woman.


25 April 2022
Kangana Ranaut Opens Up On Being Sexually Assaulted As A Child

Kangana Ranaut Opens Up On Being Sexually Assaulted As A Child

Actress Kangana Ranaut went on to share her traumatic experience about being sexually assaulted as a child, after 'Lock Upp' contestant Munawar Faruqui shared...


14 April 2022
Amber Heard Accuses Johnny Depp Of Sexual Abuse, Penetration With Liquor Bottle

Amber Heard Accuses Johnny Depp Of Sexual Abuse, Penetration With Liquor Bottle

The opening statements of the defamation case involving actress Amber Heard and actor Johnny Depp are underway. Their case has become a big talking point all...


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23 March 2022
Sexual Assault On Wife Cannot But Be Termed To Be Rape: Karnataka HC

Sexual Assault On Wife Cannot But Be Termed To Be Rape: Karnataka HC

The single judge bench of Justice M Nagaprasanna made these observations  while refusing to interfere with the proceedings initiated against a man, the...


20 March 2022
Poem: 'The Lordly Rape'

Poem: 'The Lordly Rape'

A sexual assault, visceral and violent, makes the victim determined to suffer it silently, in a society that prides itself on being ‘civilised’.


17 March 2022
Sexual Assault Accused Held After Encounter With Police In Delhi

Sexual Assault Accused Held After Encounter With Police In Delhi

The accused was identified as Mohammad Akhtar, a resident of Shahbad Daulatpur. He sustained a bullet injury in his leg, the police officials said.


16 March 2022
Bhavana Menon Announces Her Comeback In Malayalam Films

Bhavana Menon Announces Her Comeback In Malayalam Films

Malayalam actress Bhavana Menon took to her Instagram to share a poster of her comeback film 'Ntikkakkakkoru Premondarnn'. The Malayalam film is written and...


08 March 2022
Malayalam Director Liju Krishna Confesses To Sexual Assault Charges Against Him

Malayalam Director Liju Krishna Confesses To Sexual Assault Charges Against Him

Debutant Malayalam director Liju Krishna was accused of sexual assault by a woman from his film crew a few days back. The filmmaker has confessed to the...


08 March 2022
Kamathipura Redevelopment: Will Govt Pay Heed To Sex Workers And Their Vulnerable Children?

Kamathipura Redevelopment: Will Govt Pay Heed To Sex Workers And Their Vulnerable Children?

For nearly four decades, Priti Patkar has been working with trafficked women in the sex trade and their children in Mumbai’s red-light area, Kamathipura.


07 March 2022
Bhavana Menon Breaks Her Silence On The Sexual Assault Controversy

Bhavana Menon Breaks Her Silence On The Sexual Assault Controversy

Actress Bhavana Menon was sexually assaulted a few years back by a gang of men. Talking on the same, she says, "I wanted my dignity back."


06 March 2022
Tattoo Artist Accused Of Sexual Assault Arrested

Tattoo Artist Accused Of Sexual Assault Arrested

Police said he surrendered late Saturday night and was initially taken to the Cheranalloor police station for questioning.


04 March 2022
Marilyn Manson Files Defamation Case Against Sexual Abuse Accuser Evan Rachel Wood

Marilyn Manson Files Defamation Case Against Sexual Abuse Accuser Evan Rachel Wood

Singer Marilyn Manson has sued his former fiancée Evan Rachel Wood for defamation over her allegations that he sexually abused her. Here's the latest update...


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