The large-scale combing operations have meant pillaging and looting of settlements, and mass sexual violence perpetrated on inhabitants of Peddagalur, Kunna and Nendra, among others, over the last six months. Victims and human rights groups are fighting an uphill battle to ensure that security forces and vigilante groups be held accountable for their crimes, and another reign of terror with impunity, like Salwa Judum, be stopped in its tracks. This is evident, once again, in the silence in the mainstream national media over the recent episodes of mass sexual violence against Adivasis by the Central Reserve Police Force CRPF and local police in the conflict zone of Bastar, Chhattisgarh.
On the sixth anniversary of the gang rape and murder of Jyoti Singh, which sparked mass protests against misogyny across the whole of India, a three-year-old girl was hospitalized after allegedly being raped by a neighbor in Delhi. The accused person who is a resident of the same locality has been arrested. Delhi Police is carrying out expeditious investigation.
Jump to navigation. A bill seeking to provide death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children and greater punishments for other crimes against minors was approved by Parliament after it was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday. The Bill, which was already passed by the Rajya Sabha on July 29, defines child pornography, making it punishable.
February 21, Blog. Sexual violence survivors and their friends and family have been making headlines across India since December, when about 5, of them began a 6,mile journey across 24 states. A recent report estimated that 99 percent of rape and sexual assault cases in India go unreported.
Pas encore un Global Citizen? Par David Brand. The panties developed by Seenu Kumaria year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh, come equipped with a combination lock, GPS system to alert police, and a video camera to record the face of the attacker — or attackers.
Violence against women in India refer to physical or sexual violence committed against Indian women, typically by a man. Common forms of violence against women in India include acts such as domestic abusesexual assaultand murder. In order to be considered violence against women, the act must be committed solely because the victim is female.
Published: 8 Aug India: six guilty of child rape and murder that outraged nation. Eight-year-old girl was drugged, held captive, sexually assaulted and beaten to death.
The case is one of a string of brutal rapes to attract widespread media attention in a country where sexual violence against women and girls is commonplace. Shocking though that is, the actual number of attacks is far higher, with a government survey finding that Even in cases that do that make it into the criminal court system, justice for victims is often hard to obtain.
Nisha Bellinger does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. India is the most dangerous country for sexual violence against women, according to the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey. The survey, which measures sexual and non-sexual violence, discrimination, cultural traditions, health care and human trafficking, has been criticized for reflecting more perception than data. But India barely fares better in other studies that rank its treatment of women.