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Odisha – Teenager Going for Holy Dip on Makar Sankranti Gang-raped

IANS | January 14, 2021 05:00 BHUBANESWAR: A 19-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped while she was going to take holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti in Odisha’s Baripada town on Thursday, said police. The Baripada town police arrested… Continue Reading →

Disability activists demand justice for 15-year-old deaf, mute girl gangraped in Bihar

The National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) expresses grave  indignation and disgust at the brutal gang rape of a 15-year old girl with speech and hearing impairment in Madhubani, Bihar. The crime becomes all the more vicious, wicked… Continue Reading →

Lyricist and actor Dipangshu Acharya perpetuates violence against wife and female friends

Trigger Warning: Domestic abuse, graphic details of violence By Ekabali Ghosh-January 2021 Lyricist and actor Dipangshu Acharya has been accused of perpetrating violence against his female friends and wife. Freelance writer Sreyashi Choudhury, who was in a relationship with Dipangshu between November 2008… Continue Reading →

SC comments are ‘patriarchal and discriminatory’-We Work Harder Than Men, Not Going Back, Say Women Protestors

Preetha Nair14 January 2021  Amandeep Kaur (Left) and Ravinder Pal Kaur (Right) It is for the first time that Ravinder Pal Kaurhas been away from her home during ‘Lohri’, an auspicious festival for her family in Punjab. However, the 54-year… Continue Reading →

EU -Speak Out Against India’s Rights Violations

(Brussels) – The EU should take a strong stand and press India to immediately end systemic human rights violations, seven organizations said today, ahead of the European Union-India human rights dialogue scheduled for January 12, 2021. India should also free all detained human rights defenders and others… Continue Reading →

When your Best Friend is your Secret Stalker

A 19-year-old student was inundated with lewd messages and fake Facebook profiles pretending to be her. The most shocking part was the person behind it all by Amira Aleem  ·  Illustrations by Kaylynn Kim  ·  Edited by Farah Mohammed   ·  1.7.21 Editor’s note: Trigger Warning This article contains descriptions… Continue Reading →

Gujarat – NGOs come together to rescue migrant tribal victims of sexual harassment

By Sudhir Katiyar* One of the key issues faced by migrant tribal community in Gujarat is the safety of the women folk. The tribal workers live in an isolated setting at the farm houses located in remote locations with no… Continue Reading →

Shameful of NCW member to blame victims: Women’s groups slam her remark on Badaun rape

Members of the multiple women’s organisations of the country have condemned the remarks made by its member Chandramukhi Devi on the Badaun rape and murder case saying the incident could have been avoided if the victim had not ventured out… Continue Reading →

Madras HC: Even if victim doesn’t pursue case, adopt zero tolerance towards harassment of women at work

 Jan 06,2021 Observing that women who suffer sexual harassment are blamed because of the way they dress or are attractive, the Madras High Court held that while the victim may excuse the misconduct of the harasser, the court should exhibit… Continue Reading →

India – Through multi-tier farming women minimize risks, maximize profits

Growing a minimum of three crops per season, women farmers overcome climate risks. Staggered harvest from multiple crops help then earn through the year and overcome market risks Naresh Nain, Jawan Singh and Mayank Mundra Chittorgarh, Rajasthan Small agricultural holdings constitute the vast… Continue Reading →

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