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  1. Inderjeet Kaur

    International Women's Day 2015

    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...
  2. Sikhi 24/7

    India Chilling & Unwatchable: Film Documentary "india’s Daughter"

    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...
  3. spnadmin

    Opinion A Year After New Delhi’s Gang Rape, What Has Changed For India’s Women?

    A year after New Delhi’s gang rape, what has changed for India’s women? by Rupa Subramanya http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/a-year-after-new-delhis-gang-rape-what-has-changed-for-indias-women/article15982313/ December 16 marks the anniversary of the gang rape of a young...
  4. Harkiran Kaur

    Arts/Society Hollow Vengeance

    Just wondering your thoughts on this... Hollow Vengeance Why four hangings won't change India's horrific culture of rape and torture. by Malika Kaur Original Article Link: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/09/13/hollow_vengeance_india_delhi_rape Death penalty for sexual...
  5. Archived_Member16

    India Four Men Convicted In Rape Case That Transfixed India

    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...
  6. spnadmin

    USA Brave Heart Women: Their Fight To Ban Man Camps That Bring Rape And Abuse

    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...
  7. Archived_Member16

    India India Gang Rape Teen Suspect Found Guilty Of Rape, Murder

    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...
  8. Archived_Member16

    India Supreme Court Concerned Over Rising Rape Cases, Says Situation Going From Bad To Worse

    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...
  9. Archived_Member16

    India Mumbai Gang-rape: Five Held Over Attack On Photo-journalist

    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...
  10. linzer

    World Norwegian Alleges Rape, Fights Dubai Jail Sentence

    Norwegian alleges rape, fights Dubai jail sentence Share on Tumblr 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...
  11. Tejwant Singh

    World Journalist Dead, 1 Raped, More Attacked In Egypt

    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...
  12. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Delhi Rape: When Will The Authorities Wake Up?

    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...
  13. Archived_Member16

    India Delhi Seethes In Anger Over Child's Rape, Protests Spread

    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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    World Islamic Cleric Decrees It OK For Syrian Rebels To Rape Non-Sunni Women

    Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/apr/3/islamic-cleric-decrees-it-ok-syrian-rebels-rape-wo/#ixzz2Q9UzKhi6 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...
  15. Tejwant Singh

    India 10-year-old Rape Victim Put Behind Bars

    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. Two...
  16. Archived_Member16

    India India Rape Law: Parliament Passes Strict Sexual Violence Legislation

    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...
  17. Archived_Member16

    India Over 80% Rape Cases Pending In Courts: Supreme Court Judge

    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...
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    India Delhi Rape Case: Main Accused Ram Singh Commits Suicide In Tihar Jail

    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...
  19. Admin Singh

    World International Women's Day 2013: 7 Sadly Disturbing Truths About Women's Bodies (HOW YOU CAN HELP)

    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...
  20. Archived_Member16

    India Beyond Rape Trial, A Bigger Question About Women's Status In India

    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...
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