Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicSexual Violence

Topic: Sexual Violence

4 arrested for ‘drugging, sexually assaulting’ 3 minor girls in Delhi, had plans to ‘sell’ them

Delhi Police’s initial probe reveals a larger trafficking syndicate at play. A fifth accused, who lured the girls to the house where the incident took place, is yet to be arrested.

‘If a girl is alone, she’s not so believable’: Bihar’s mahila thanas are no place for women

Many rape victims in rural Bihar encounter indifference, suspicion, or even further victimisation at police stations. ThePrint traces 2 such cases in opposite ends of the state.

SubscriberWrites: Marital rape cannot be tolerated under the garb of upholding the institution of marriage

The institution of marriage, for whatever it is worth, should not be solely dependent on a woman losing her agency, writes Major Annuradha Phougat (retd).

3.9% Indian women who were ever married reported sexual violence from spouse, 9.7% in Karnataka

Indian law does not recognise marital rape as a crime. Delhi HC is hearing a batch of pleas challenging exception to marital rape under sexual assault laws.

Kerala’s sexual fantasies see a lot of couple ‘swapping’. But one case shows what it really is

Couples interested in 'swap' just turn to Messenger, Telegram, and Twitter DMs to find sexual partners. But in Kerala, it has reached a whole new level.

Here’s why sexual violence by humanitarians and peacekeepers keeps happening

Peacekeeping operations have a long history of predatory sexual culture. And the UN’s database shows that abusers come from all continents.

Supreme Court recognises sexual right of all women. So how is marital rape still legal?

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Rape is born in adolescent minds. But where does it end?

In ‘After I Was Raped’, Urmi Bhattacheryya writes about a 4-year-old girl, two Dalit women, an 8-month-old infant and a young professional and their stories of sexual violence.

No accused-victim compromise, more women judges — AG advises top court on sexual offence cases

In suggestions made to Supreme Court, Attorney General KK Venugopal calls for higher representation of women in judiciary to ensure more empathetic approach to sexual violence cases.

Dalit women often face sexual violence because of, yes, their caste

You will never, ever hear of a Dalit man raping an upper-caste woman. That alone tells you of the power dynamic of caste-based sexual violence.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.