rape in india

Rapes in India

Rapes in India

December 17, 2019

Every subsequent horrific rape in India leads to calls for and often passage of newer laws to deal with the spate of crimes against women. There are enough severe laws against these, but challenges lie in poor implementation as well as a sense of lawlessness that pervades parts o...

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Marital rape as social reality in India?

Marital rape as social reality in India?

August 31, 2017

Marital rape and its status in India are back under the scanner

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Woman attacks rapist’s genitals

Woman attacks rapist’s genitals

May 24, 2017

Hindu holy-man who is a serial sexual assaulter has his genitals slashed by woman in India.

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Numerous rapes within days of death sentence

Numerous rapes within days of death sentence

May 20, 2017

In a country that is witnessing escalating sexual violence against women, it becomes evident that death sentences are hardly deterrents.

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Death sentence of ‘Nirbhaya’ rapists-murderers upheld

Death sentence of ‘Nirbhaya’ rapists-murderers upheld

May 5, 2017

The gang-rape and murder case in 2012 that shook national consciousness and shifted global gaze on the safety of women in India saw a verdict from the Supreme Court of the country.

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