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Naseem Bano discusses her case with Meenakshi Gupta, Pushplata and Mubina of Chingari Adalat | Jyoti Yadav | ThePrint

‘Don’t want to live like a victim’ — How a women’s adalat in UP is empowering survivors of abuse

Chingari Adalat set up in UP's Banda in 2019 is teaching women to challenge societal norms that tell them to "adjust" to suffering, and giving them the voice to demand justice.
A graphic showing the 2012 protests in Delhi

Backlash against rape has led to targeting younger, more vulnerable victims

The tussle between government and police in Delhi hampers women’s security initiatives.
Struggle against triple talaq is entirely that of women, not political parties.

Credit of the SC judgment on Triple Talaq goes to Muslim women, not BJP

The BJP supported the ban on Triple Talaq, but remains wary of talking about marital rape.
PM Narendra Modi launches the Ujjwala Yojana

BJP’s triple talaq drive rings hollow, punish men for raping Muslim women in riots first

BJP's concern, however, is limited to depicting Islam as an extremely misogynist religion. 
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.