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21 Nov 2017


Sexual harassment: Multiple channels fire talk-show host Charlie Rose

Several big names in movies and media including producer Harvey Weinstein and Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey have been brought down by a flurry of sexual harassment allegations in recent times.

16 Nov 2017


Bengaluru teen abducted, gang-raped for 10 days; four arrested

A teen girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped at a lodge in Bengaluru for 10 days, city police revealed on Wednesday.

14 Nov 2017


Not much has changed in the five years since Nirbhaya

A rape incident needs to stand out to get noticed in India.

13 Nov 2017


Kolkata: Men harass mother-daughter on train; force them to jump-off

A 40-year-old woman and her 15-year-old daughter were forced to jump off a running train late on Saturday night to prevent the minor from getting gang-raped.

12 Nov 2017

Sexual Harassment

Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA chief Sepp Blatter of sexual harassment

US women's soccer player Hope Solo accused the corruption-tainted former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter of sexual assault.

10 Nov 2017


Bhopal gang-rape: Faulty medical report said sex was consensual

With newer instances of dereliction of duty by doctors and policemen coming to light, the Bhopal gang-rape case is getting murkier each day.

09 Nov 2017

Sri Lanka

Tamil men accuse Sri Lankan govt. of rape, torture, branding

Over 50 Tamil men have accused the current Sri Lankan government of abducting, torturing and raping them on allegations of trying to revive the Tamil Tiger rebel group.

08 Nov 2017


Raya Sarkar and vigilante justice on social media

It all started on October 23 when Raya Sarkar, a 24-year-old California-based law student, put up a post on Facebook accusing two professors of Jadavpur University of sexual harassment.

06 Nov 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Her presence of mind saved Bhopal gang-rape victim. Here's how

Debating whether to kill her or hold her captive for ransom, her rapists finally asked her about her parents. Despite both of them in the police, she said her mother was a tailor and father a daily wager. Thinking she was poor, they left.

02 Nov 2017


Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, director Brett Ratner accused of harassment

After top producer Harvey Weinstein, two Oscar-winning actors, a director, and a senior news editor are the latest high-profile figures to be accused of sexual harassment.

31 Oct 2017

Uttar Pradesh

UP shocker: 100-year-old bedridden woman dies after being raped

In a horrific incident, a 100-year-old bedridden woman in Meerut district died after she was raped and beaten up in her house late on Sunday night.

26 Oct 2017

Crime Against Women

Ex-US President George Bush Sr. apologizes for patting women's rears

Former US President George HW, 93, Bush has apologized for patting "women's rears" jokingly after actress Heather Lind, 34, accused him of sexual assault.

23 Oct 2017

Andhra Pradesh

Vizag: Mentally-ill woman raped on footpath; no one intervenes

In a horrifying incident, a mentally-ill woman was raped by a 20-year-old drunk man in broad daylight on a footpath in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam.

23 Oct 2017


Pune: Two-year-old abducted, sexually assaulted, strangled

The body of a two-year-old in Pune was found a few metres away from her home hours after being kidnapped. Primary reports suggested she was sexually assaulted and strangled.

19 Oct 2017

Emmanuel Macron

France might soon criminalize street harassment and catcalling

France might soon have a law to punish men on the spot for street harassment including catcalling.

18 Oct 2017


Reese Witherspoon says a Hollywood director assaulted her at 16

Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon has revealed that an unnamed film director assaulted her when she was 16.

06 Oct 2017

Sexual Harassment

Amsterdam student fights catcalling through selfies with harassers

A commonly overlooked form of sexism in daily life is catcalling - sexual comments made by men at passing women.

03 Oct 2017


Malayalam actress abduction/assault case: Kerala HC grants bail to Dileep

The Kerala HC has finally granted bail to popular Malayalam actor Dileep who was denied bail four times earlier.

21 Sep 2017


Panipat: 9-year-old allegedly assaulted inside school toilet

In another instance of sexual assault of children in schools, a nine-year-old was allegedly targeted by unknown people inside a toilet of her school in Panipat, Haryana.

11 Sep 2017


Mumbai: Housing society watchman arrested for sexually abusing dog thrice

Mumbai Police has arrested 41-year-old security-guard Ram Naresh Mishra for sexually assaulting a stray female dog thrice in a housing complex near Chembur Naka.

05 Sep 2017


SC asks how internet giants are handling 'objectionable-material' complaints

In 2017, technology is all-pervasive. It's the foundation on which almost all systems function- governments and major corporate will fall in its absence.

05 Sep 2017


Delhi: British national arrested over sexual abuse of blind children

A British national has been arrested in Delhi over alleged sexual abuse of blind children at a house for visually-impaired persons in RK Puram.

03 Sep 2017


Delhi: Man arrested for sexually assaulting, killing six-year-old boy

A six-year-old boy of Delhi's Harsh Vihar was sexually abused and murdered by a 40-year-old laborer, Ram Niwas.

03 Sep 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: Man arrested for sexually assaulting, killing six-year-old boy

A six-year-old boy of Delhi's Harsh Vihar was sexually abused and murdered by a 40-year-old laborer, Ram Niwas.

29 Aug 2017


Sexual assault: Kerala HC denies bail for actor Dileep again

For the second time, the Kerala HC has dismissed the bail plea of famous Malayalam actor Dileep. The 'superstar' is in jail for allegedly paying a gang to abduct and assault an actress in the industry.

15 Aug 2017


Taylor Swift wins sexual assault case against former DJ

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift was awarded $1 compensation in a sexual assault case against former radio DJ David Mueller- a symbolic amount she had sought.

03 Aug 2017


Uttarakhand: Man caught sexually assaulting cow, communal tension escalates

The situation became tense in Uttarakhand's Pauri Garhwal district in Satpuli town after a man was arrested for sexually assaulting a calf.

PTI worker quits, accuses Imran Khan of sexual misbehavior

A worker of Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has leveled allegations of sexual indecency against the former cricketer a day after quitting the party.

30 Jul 2017

Delhi Police

AAP MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa booked for molesting former landlady

AAP MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa from Punjab's Ropar was booked for allegedly threatening his former landlady with dire consequences on Saturday.

26 Jul 2017


Sexual abuse: Cardinal Pell, Vatican treasurer, to plead not guilty

The lawyer of Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican treasurer, has said that he will plead not guilty to all allegations of sexual abuse.

24 Jul 2017


Mumbai: Man held for flashing at woman, pleads not guilty

A man was arrested for allegedly flashing at a woman in Churchgate. However, he claimed he was fixing his trouser's zip.

23 Jul 2017

Delhi Police

Driver held for masturbating in front of German woman

The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a 32-year old cab driver for allegedly masturbating in front of a German national.

21 Jul 2017


A wearable device by MIT to detect sexual assault!

An MIT researcher has created a device called Intrepid, which a person can wear on them. If their clothes are being removed forcefully, it will send an alert to five pre-selected contacts.

11 Jul 2017


Malayam 'superstar' Dileep arrested for planning abduction, rape of actress

On 11th July, Malayalam actor Dileep was arrested and sent to 14-day judicial custody for his alleged involvement in the 'conspiracy' of abduction and rape of a popular regional actress.

10 Jul 2017


Mumbai: Man masturbates at woman, official laughs off complaint

The Railway Police registered a complaint after a Bengaluru woman's Facebook post about a man masturbating at her on a local train went viral.

05 Jul 2017


Karnataka: Woman thrashed, stripped, paraded on road for seeking loan-repayment

Savita of Hire Masali village in Vijayapura district was allegedly thrashed, stripped and paraded on the road by another villager Sugura Moulali and his family when Savita sought repayment of loan, which Moulali had defaulted.

05 Jul 2017

Crime Against Women

BJP leader forcibly kisses woman on bus, arrested

A Maharashtra BJP leader was arrested for allegedly raping a woman on the pretext of marriage.

29 Jun 2017


Vatican treasurer Cardinal Pell charged with sexual offences

On 29th June, Australian police charged Cardinal Pell, treasurer and the third-ranking official of the Vatican for historical sex offences.

21 Jun 2017

Crime Against Women

Man gropes woman, asks if she doesn't like being touched

A Gurgaon man has been booked for allegedly repeatedly groping a co-passenger on a Delhi-Mumbai flight.

31 May 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Nine arrested in Rampur molestation incident, five absconding

Police have till now arrested nine people in the Rampur molestation case, where 14 youths are seen molesting two women in broad daylight.

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