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16-Day Long UN Campaign To End Violence Against Women Concludes On Human Rights Day

16-Day Long UN Campaign To End Violence Against Women Concludes On Human Rights Day

A UN campaign, 'Orange the world: End violence against women', ended on International Human Rights Day. The campaign, a part of the UN's multi-year programme, assumes additional significance during the covid times when crimes against women have reportedly...

10 December 2021
Turkish Police Fire Tear Gas Against Women Protesting Violence

Turkish Police Fire Tear Gas Against Women Protesting Violence

Campaigners and women's advocacy groups are concerned over an increase in violent attacks on women. During a march in Istanbul, the Turkish police used tear...

26 November 2021

Turkish Police Fire Tear Gas Against Women Protesting Violence

Campaigners and women's advocacy groups are concerned over an increase in violent attacks on women. During a march in Istanbul, the Turkish police used tear...

Must Watch Films On International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

Must Watch Films On International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

The goal of the International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women is to raise awareness about the fact that women all around the world face...

26 November 2021

Pandemic Hell House | Trapped With The Abuser

Why the International Day For Elimination of Violence Against Women is the right time to address the abuse women faced during the Covid-19 pandemic

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04 June 2021
Protests As Austria Grapples With Violence Against Women

Protests As Austria Grapples With Violence Against Women

With 14 slain women, Alpine nation becomes one of the few European Union Countries with higher women killings than men


03 April 2021
Sans Frontiers

Sans Frontiers

Headlines from around the world last week


19 March 2021
Sans Frontiers

Sans Frontiers

Headlines from around the world last week


14 March 2021
London: Clashes Break Out Between Police And Protesters During Vigil Held For Slain Woman

London: Clashes Break Out Between Police And Protesters During Vigil Held For Slain Woman

Marketing executive Sarah Everard was found dead in London, last week. Her death has sent shockwaves across the U.K. because a police officer has been charged...


14 March 2021
London: Clashes Break Out Between Police And Protesters During Vigil Held For Slain Woman

London: Clashes Break Out Between Police And Protesters During Vigil Held For Slain Woman

Marketing executive Sarah Everard was found dead in London, last week. Her death has sent shockwaves across the U.K. because a police officer has been charged...


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12 October 2020
Media’s Conspiracy Of Silence

Media’s Conspiracy Of Silence

The Indian media has always looked at Dalit issues through an opaque prism -- an unstated, but always-present savarna filter. And that's just one part of the...


08 October 2020
Occupational Code Ignores Plight Of Migrant Women

Occupational Code Ignores Plight Of Migrant Women

Laws exist to protect women from sexual harassment at the workplace. However, no laws make the process of migration to the workplace safer for women leading to...


15 September 2020
Woman, Infant Daughter Killed Over Dowry In UP; Four Arrested

Woman, Infant Daughter Killed Over Dowry In UP; Four Arrested

The victim’s father alleged that she was harassed by her husband and in-laws for dowry. He said his daughter and granddaughter were throttled to death and...


30 June 2020
Asked To Wear Mask, Andhra Govt Official Thrashes Differently-abled Woman; Arrested

Asked To Wear Mask, Andhra Govt Official Thrashes Differently-abled Woman; Arrested

CCTV footage of the purported incident went viral on the social media, evoking condemnation.


12 May 2020
Class 10 Girl, Set Ablaze By 2 Men In Act Of Vengeance, Dies In Tamil Nadu

Class 10 Girl, Set Ablaze By 2 Men In Act Of Vengeance, Dies In Tamil Nadu

Embarrassed by the involvement of the two party functionaries in the crime, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami expelled the duo from the AIADMK and...


27 April 2020
Vadodara Man Breaks Wife's Spine After She Consecutively Defeats Him In Online Ludo

Vadodara Man Breaks Wife's Spine After She Consecutively Defeats Him In Online Ludo

When the woman defeated her husband consecutively in the ludo game, the husband was aghast and he thrashed her so badly that she was hospitalised with an...


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22 January 2020
Amol Palekar’s Return To Theatre After 25 Years

Amol Palekar’s Return To Theatre After 25 Years

Sathya Saran draws the pictures of a packed auditorium where Amol Palekar made his return to theatre after 25 years, and an offbeat exhibition that called out...


06 December 2019
Uttar Pradesh: Woman Shot In Face After She Stops Dancing At Wedding

Uttar Pradesh: Woman Shot In Face After She Stops Dancing At Wedding

In the video, a man is heard saying, 'Brother, you should fire the bullet.' The next moment, the woman is shot in her face.


07 December 2019
1200% Rise In Sexual Assaults, But Who Cares? Even Af, Pak Are Safer Than India For Women

1200% Rise In Sexual Assaults, But Who Cares? Even Af, Pak Are Safer Than India For Women

Women’s security has become a political issue and an election slogan in India. But not much has changed in a country considered among the most unsafe in the...


04 December 2019
Opinion: India Has Normalised Rape. It Doesn't Shock Anymore, Not Even A Child

Opinion: India Has Normalised Rape. It Doesn't Shock Anymore, Not Even A Child

It is this 'normalisation' of rape that is the curse of our times, writes mother of a nine-year-old girl


30 November 2019
Another Woman Burnt In Telangana Day After Female Vet's Charred Body Was Found

Another Woman Burnt In Telangana Day After Female Vet's Charred Body Was Found

Prima facie, it is a body of a 30 to 35 years old lady whose identity is yet to be ascertained by the police.


22 October 2019
Crimes Against Women In India Continue To Rise, UP Most Unsafe: NCRB

Crimes Against Women In India Continue To Rise, UP Most Unsafe: NCRB

The national capital has seen a decline in crimes against women for the third straight year.


21 September 2019
In Horrifying Video, Former Madras HC Judge, Son Torture Daughter-In-Law Over Dowry

In Horrifying Video, Former Madras HC Judge, Son Torture Daughter-In-Law Over Dowry

Sindhu Sharma filed a case of domestic violence and harassment over dowry against her husband and in-laws in April this year.


26 July 2019
That December Heat

That December Heat

The late Delhi CM on why she took the Nirbhaya blame on the chin


09 July 2019
Nari Tu Narayani: Why Ministries Fail To Live Up To This Spirit?

Nari Tu Narayani: Why Ministries Fail To Live Up To This Spirit?

RTI queries reveal that all government departments, except one, have failed to furnish a monthly report to the Ministry of Women and Child Development on the...


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