Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicSexual Violence

Topic: Sexual Violence

NCRB data shows spike in reported rape after 2012 Nirbhaya case has tapered off

After two years of waiting for NCRB’s report on crimes in India, delay is just one of the many problems.

There’s only one way to tackle India’s sexual violence epidemic – sex education

Unless Indians have conversations about sexuality, the issue of sexual abuse will never be addressed.

Mobile apps don’t necessarily make you safer when you’re travelling alone

Research says India is one of the countries which may be comparatively be less safe for women travelling alone.

Campaigns to end sexual violence wins Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege Nobel Peace Prize

The award is as much in honour of sexual violence victims as the two deserving recipients.

Supreme Court lifts blanket ban on media reporting in Muzaffarpur shelter home case

However, the apex court has warned print and electronic media not to sensationalise incidents of sexual abuse and violence.

Imran Khan and Malala Yousafzai condemn attack on 12 girls’ schools in Gilgit-Baltistan

Actor slammed for supporting sexual violence, and US reduces defence aid to Pakistan.

Sexual violence is holding back the rise of India’s economy

According to McKinsey Global Institute, India could increase its GDP by $770 billion by 2025 by getting more women to work and increasing equality. 

Women with disability face higher risk of sexual violence & lower access to justice in India

There is very little understanding of the autonomy and agency of women who live with disability, among the police, doctors and even judges.  

A chronicle of sexual violence and impunity

Will this 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, make any difference?

On Camera

YourTurn

How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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