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Underage girls have been kidnapped, raped and prostituted by UN and NATO personnel in Kosovo

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.
Representational image of a protest against rape | ANI

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.
National Students' Union of India members raising slogans during a protest against the rape and brutal murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad | PTI

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.
File photo of Attorney General K K Venugopal | Commons

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.
People gathered at the house of the woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh | Photo: Manisha Mondal |ThePrint

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.
Representative image of domestic violence

Why Joe Biden accuser changed her sexual assault story. Holocaust testimonials offer clues

Tara Reade, a former Senate staffer, claimed that Joe Biden sexually assaulted her in 1993. Then her story changed.
The girl was found around three kilometres from her home | Photo: Manisha Mondal

6-yr-old Hapur rape victim identifies accused from photo, 8 police teams probe case

After the brutal rape of the 6-year-old girl, there is shock and disbelief in the UP village in Hapur district, where children would 'play around fearlessly'.

Teen who accused ex-CM Raman Singh’s OSD of rape is missing, police suspect officer’s role

The teenager was to depose against O.P. Gupta, who served as OSD to former Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh, on 20 March. Gupta is in jail, facing trial in the case. 

Art, life and Bollywood’s role in violence against women

A petition to add disclaimers to movies that depict gender violence has led to a debate on the efficacy of such messaging and the filmmaker’s freedom of expression.
Hyderabad encounter press conference

Another culprit must share the blame for Hyderabad encounter – Indian media

When the fourth pillar of democracy rather sensationalise rapes and let out bloodthirsty cries for justice, editorial gatekeeping dies in encounters too.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.