Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicSexual Violence

Topic: Sexual 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.

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.

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.

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.

On Camera

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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