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Girl's alleged rape, murder by 14 men went largely unnoticed in Indonesia
Kingston Whig-Standard

Indonesia erupts in anger over teen's gang rape and murder

JAKARTA Indonesian activists called Wednesday for the government to strengthen laws against sexual violence after the brutal gang rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl. The teenager was on her way home from school in a small village on the main ... Japan Times, 5 hours ago
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#Sexual Assault laws in India Archives - Firstpost

A 'person in authority' convicted of rape will have to spend the rest of his natural life in jail, according to a proposal in the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill which is likely to be taken up by the Union Cabinet tomorrow. #NewsTracker #Sexual ...
 Firstpost.com3 days ago
NDTV

'Family system will be under great stress if marital rape is criminalised'

The Law Commission, while making its 172nd report on 'Review of Rape Laws' in March 2000, did not recommend criminalisation of marital rape. NEW DELHI: A Parliamentary panel has observed that if the issue of marital rape is brought under law, the entire ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Criminalizing marital rape will hurt family, says parliamentary panel  Times of India1 month ago ‘Criminalising marital rape will stress family system’  The Hindu1 month ago Family System Will Be Under Great Stress If Marital Rape Is 'Criminalised'  NDTV1 month ago

Did Maneka Gandhi really just say that India isnt ready for marital rape laws?

In case you were living under the delusion that marital rape merits a law that criminalises it, then think again. Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi presented her recently-altered viewpoint on the subject in Rajya Sabha when she said: It is ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago Govt mulling criminalising marital rape  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
DNA

Time to take stand for men falsely accused in rape case: Delhi court

It is time now to have laws to protect and restore the dignity of men charged with false rape cases as everyone is just fighting to protect the honour of women, a Delhi court has said. While laws are being made for protection of women, some of whom may misuse ...
 DNA2 months ago Time for law to protect men from false rape cases: Court  Business Standard2 months ago Time to have laws protecting dignity of men charged with false rape cases: Delhi court  First Post.com2 months ago
NDTV

Widespread sexual harassment still persists in Delhi: study

Sexual harassment remains a pervasive problem in Delhi despite tougher laws being enacted after the gruesome Nirbhaya rape and murder case in 2012, according to a new study that found 40 per cent of female respondents were sexually harassed in the past year.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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India Today

Should marital rape be criminalised in India?

Laws on marital rape cannot be "suitably applied in the Indian context due to various factors like level of education/illiteracy, poverty, myriad social customs and values, religious beliefs, mindset of the society to treat the marriage as a sacrament, etc," ...
 India Today1 month ago
catchnews.com

40 percent Delhi women faced sexual harassment in past year: Study

Despite tougher laws enacted after the gruesome Nirbhaya gang-rape some three years ago, women in Delhi hardly feel safe, says a study that found 40 percent of the women surveyed in the national capital reporting sexual harassment in the past year.About 40 ...
 Prokerala1 month ago 40% women in Delhi faced sexual harassment last year  catchnews.com1 month ago

Seeking legal redress for rape

Unlikethe United Kingdom, the US and Australia, where laws regarding rape have evolved to a state that the character, morality and sexual history of a victim are largely irrelevant to a sex crime trial, we in Bangladesh are stuck with the Evidence ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star4 days ago

Protest outside Kerala House

Raise their voice against the gruesome rape and murder of the Dalit law student Women's organisations and citizens joined a protest outside Kerala House here on Wednesday to raise their voice against the gruesome rape and murder of Dalit law ...
 The Hindu1 hour ago A play that left them in tears  The Hindu1 hour ago Jisha murder case: Left-led women  United News of India13 hours ago
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