Most years I make a picture commemorating this day each year. Thinking especially of the troubles of India's daughters, this year I have used familiar lines from Siri Guru Granth Sahib.
We are told that a woman is raped in India every 20 minutes? Give me a break! It's more like every 20...
India’s Daughter -- the documentary film screened on BBC TV last night -- verged on the unwatchable... It told of the gang rape – on a bus by five men and one juvenile in December 2012 – of Jyoti Singh Pandey, a Delhi medical student who died in hospital of her wounds.
The unspeakable details...
A year after New Delhi’s gang rape, what has changed for India’s women?
by Rupa Subramanya
December 16 marks the anniversary of the gang rape of a young...
Just wondering your thoughts on this...
Why four hangings won't change India's horrific culture of rape and torture.
by Malika Kaur
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Death penalty for sexual...
Four Men Convicted in Rape Case That Transfixed India
By ELLEN BARRY - THE NEW YORK TIMES - September 10, 2013
NEW DELHI — Four men were convicted of all charges Tuesday in the rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman who was attacked when she boarded a bus in New Delhi last December...
Brave Heart Women Fight to Ban Man-Camps, Which Bring Rape and Abuse
Mary Annette Pember
Traditionally, membership in the Dakota women’s Brave Heart Society required a formidable spirit. These women carried the dead warriors from the battlefield and tended to the funerary treatment of the...
India gang rape teen suspect found guilty of rape, murder
Juvenile court sentenced teen to three years in a reform home
The Associated Press
Posted: Aug 31, 2013 6:56 AM ET
Last Updated: Aug 31, 2013 7:43 AM ET
An Indian juvenile court convicted a teenager of rape and murder...
Supreme Court concerned over rising rape cases, says situation going from bad to worse
PTI Posted online: Mon Aug 26 2013, 20:27 hrs
New Delhi : The huge spurt in rape incidents across the country, including the Mumbai photo-journalist gangrape, on Monday drew strong concerns from the...
Mumbai gang-rape: five held over attack on photo-journalist
Woman taken to hospital following attack in abandoned textile mill in one of the city's fastest-growing neighbourhoods
Maseeh Rahman in Delhi
theguardian.com, Friday 23 August 2013 10.28 BST
A woman working on an assignment...
Norwegian alleges rape, fights Dubai jail sentence
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By BRIAN MURPHY
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Norwegian woman sentenced to 16 months in jail in Dubai for having sex outside marriage after she reported an alleged rape said Friday she decided to speak out in hopes of...
Journalist dead, 1 raped, more attacked in Egypt
New York, July 1, 2013--The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about the security of journalists covering ongoing mass protests in Egypt. One journalist was killed and seven others were injured, including one raped, while...
Delhi rape: When will the authorities wake up?
Manisha Singh - Saturday, April 20, 2013, 13:42
Even as one goes through a gamut of emotions – shock, anger, rage, horror and tears - at the horrific and brutal rape of a five-year-old child in Delhi, one question prods the mind...
Delhi seethes in anger over child's rape, protests spread
PTI - Apr 20, 2013, 07.09 PM IST
Accused arrested from in-law's home in Bihar
Bihar village orders boycott of accused's family
NEW DELHI: In a throwback to days of December last, Delhi on Saturday seethed in anger over the...
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I am absolutely appalled by this! I just cannot bring myself to comprehend that in the midst of a brutal civil war, a religious cleric - who is supposed, surely, on...
10-year-old rape victim put behind bars
PTI Apr 8, 2013, 09.31PM IST
BULANDSHAHR (UP): The callous response of police came to fore when a 10-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped, was put behind bars by women cops after she approached them to file a complaint along with her mother.
India Rape Law: Parliament Passes Strict Sexual Violence Legislation
By RAVI NESSMAN - The Huffington Post - 03/21/13 09:33 AM ET EDT
NEW DELHI -- India's Parliament passed a sweeping new law Thursday to protect women against sexual violence in response to a fatal December gang rape and...
Over 80% rape cases pending in courts: Supreme Court judge
PTI - Mar 16, 2013, 08.45 PM IST
CHENNAI: More than 80 per cent of rape cases were pending in courts across the country while in Tamil Nadu alone two such cases were registered everyday in 2011, Supreme Court judge Justice P...
NEW DELHI: Delhi gang-rape prime accused Ram Singh on Monday committed suicide by hanging himself in Tihar Jail.
The incident came to light around 5am. Ram Singh was found hanging inside jail number 3. He was rushed to the jail hospital but declared dead on arrival. The body was then sent for...
On International Women’s Day, we have a number of groundbreaking accomplishments to celebrate. This year alone, women in the U.S. won the right to serve on the front lines in combat and President Obama inched closer to pushing for equal pay for men and women.
Global health for women has also...
1 billion rising
female genital mutilation
human trafficking women
infant mortality rate
world women's day
The Christian Science Monitor - CSMonitor.com
Beyond rape trial, a bigger question about women's status in India
Court proceedings began today for five of the men accused in the deadly gang rape of a young woman in Delhi that led to her recent death.
Women travel in the women’s...