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  • Police arrest 6 men for harassing 5 women in Bengaluru's MG Road 3 days ago

    Six men has been arrested for allegedly harassing a group of five women at MG road in Bengaluru. Three of them are from Tamil Nadu and other three are from Bengaluru itself. The men were caught on camera allegedly harassing the women on late Saturday night. ...
  • Bengaluru Police arrests 6 men for harassing 5 women at MG Road 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: Six men has been arrested for allegedly harassing a group of five women at MG road in Bengaluru. Three of them are from Tamil Nadu and other three are from Bengaluru itself. The men were caught on camera allegedly harassing the women on late Saturday night. Bengaluru Police Commissioner MN Reddy...
  • Is Bengaluru unsafe for women? 4 days ago

    In an extremely shameful incident in Bengaluru, five men have been caught on camera allegedly harassing a group of five women at the posh MG road in the city. The women claim that the men asked them to roll down their windows and even took out a sharp object to...
  • Bengaluru street assault caught on camera, five women allegedly harassed by group of five men 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: In an extremely shameful incident in Bengaluru, five men have been caught on camera allegedly harassing a group of five women at the posh MG road in the city. The women claim that the men asked them to roll down their windows and even took out a sharp object to...
  • New Delhi: 16-year-old girl raped by brother-in-law 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old West Bengal girl was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law in Civil Lines area in North Delhi, police said. The incident came to light when the girl, who managed to flee from her sister's home, was found crying in Majnu ka Tilla area, and was later brought...
  • 100 SHE teams deployed to check harassment of women in Hyderabad November 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a first of kind, Hyderabad Police has set up 100 special teams to check harassment of women in public places. These teams are called SHE teams and are aimed to counter eve teasing, stalking, physical harassment at public places. Dressed as civilians and armed with video cameras, these...
  • Here's how women can report abuse, harassment on Twitter and get the issue resolved within 24 hours November 9, 2014

    New York:The micro-blogging site has launched a tool that will allow women to report abuse and harassment on Twitter and get the issue resolved within 24 hours. Developed with the help a non-profit organisation known as Women, Action and Media (WAM), the tool is another weapon in Twitter's fight against online...
  • Odisha: An ATM-like kiosk where women can report harassment November 4, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: For almost a decade, the 45-year-old housewife suffered beatings at the hands of her businessman husband who relentlessly demanded more dowry money after their marriage. Like many victims of domestic violence, the mother of two hid the bruises on her battered body and kept quiet - scared of her husband,...
  • Hyderabad: School under scanner for sexual abuse of students November 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: A reputed private school in Hyderabad has been served with notice by State Commission for Protection of Child Rights after repeated complaints of corporal punishment. But when the committee inspecting the case went to the school, some girl students complained of sexual harassment. "I feel scared to go to...
  • Karnataka CM puts the onus on management to ensure security in schools October 31, 2014

    In Bangalore, a school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a 6-year-old. This is the third case of sexual assault on a child in a school in less than a month in the city. ...
  • NHRC directs Delhi government to pay Rs 25,000 each to African women victims of racial prejudice by Somnath Bharti October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission on Friday directed Delhi Government to pay Rs 25,000 each to 12 African women who were "victims of racial prejudice and unlawful acts" by the then Law Minister Somnath Bharti during his controversial midnight raid in South Delhi's Khirki Extension area in January this...
  • Woman seen harassed on NYC streets in video gets rape threats October 31, 2014

    New York: A woman featured in a video in which she is harassed more than 100 times on New York City's streets said on Thursday that she has received dozens of rape threats after the clip was posted on the Internet and watched widely. The two-minute video posted on YouTube depicts...
  • Hyderabad: Students allege sexual harassment at school October 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: A school in Hyderabad is facing flak for reported incidents of sexual harassment. The state child rights protection team visited the school recently after students complained that they were beaten quite often and were even sexually harassed. The school was earlier served with a notice but the authorities allegedly never...
  • NY street harassment video: Actress says even being trained in martial arts doesn't help a woman October 30, 2014

    A video showing a woman being harassed while walking on the streets of New York has gone viral. The woman encountered more than 100 instances of verbal street harassment within 10 hours. Actress Shoshana Roberts said, "When someone tries to approach, the scare escalates. I think what's next. I am...
  • Harassed over 100 times in 10 hours: Video documenting New York street harassment goes viral October 30, 2014

    New York: A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said on Wednesday. The comments come continuously as the woman walks through the streets of Manhattan - "What's up, Beautiful?"...
  • Delhi ranks fourth in harassment on public transport: Survey October 29, 2014

    Thomson Reuters foundation YouGov. survey has brought out a report citing the most unsafe cities for women. A survey that looked at harassment on public transports stated Delhi to be the fourth worst affected. ...
  • Harassment a common part of online life: Survey October 26, 2014

    New York: A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. The first-of-its-kind report by the Pew Research Center found that nearly three-quarters of American adults who use the Internet have witnessed online harassment. Forty per cent have experienced it...
  • Harassment a common part of online life: Survey October 23, 2014

    New York: A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. The first-of-its-kind report by the Pew Research Centre found that nearly three-quarters of American adults who use the Internet have witnessed online harassment. Forty per cent have experienced...
  • Delhi: Court jails married man for raping, cheating woman October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court awarded a 10-year jail term and also slapped a fine of Rs 1 lakh on a man who concealed his marriage and had sexual relations with a woman. The court said that the act by the convict was only to satisfy his lust and he did...
  • Railway loco driver alleges harassment at the hands of seniors October 3, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: A loco-pilot who requested for rest after four continuous night shifts as his health was suffering was in turn punished by railway authorities. Loco-pilot C Pradeep had requested rest stating that he is unwell and safety will be a concern if he is continuously on duty. But he received...
  • 'Rape survivors in India are always traumatised' September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: How cruel the world can be for a rape survivor, Suzette Jordan, the 2012 Park Street survivor, can tell you but this hasn't killed her spirit or made her give up her zest for life. "Survivors in India are always traumatised. People pointed at my dignity. They did not...
  • Missed call to women will lead to jail in Bihar September 24, 2014

    Patna: Give missed calls to women and cool your heels in jail. CID Inspector General (IG) (Weaker Section) Arvind Pandey on Tuesday issued a circular to all district Superintendents of Police (SPs) and Government Rail Police (GRP) SPs asking them to ensure that police investigates and takes action in such...
  • Skillsoft brings training courseware to curb sexual harassment September 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cloud-based learning solutions provider Skillsoft on Tuesday introduced an e-learning courseware focused on sexual harassment sensitisation and prevention, customised for India. The online course, suitable for employees across levels, introduces learners to sexual harassment prevention guidelines, the company said in a statement. "It helps to identify and prevent sexual harassment...
  • AAP's Mayank Gandhi booked for abetting sexual harassment September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Mayank Gandhi was among the six persons booked in Mumbai after a 21yearold female party volunteer filed a criminal complaint against them, police said on Saturday. While AAP activist Tarun Singh has been booked under section 354 (a) (sexual harassment), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation),...
  • Maneka Gandhi warns legal action to organisations which don't have sexual harassment committees September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday warned legal action to organisations which did not have sexual harassment committees. The remarks came in the wake of a number of organisations where in spite of Vishakha Guidelines do not have these committees. The Vishakha guidelines, as laid down...
  • Jadavpur University impasse can be solved through discussion: Partha Chatterjee September 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Asserting that the West Bengal government will not tolerate student indiscipline under any circumstances, state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Wednesday said that the impasse at Jadavpur University can be solved through discussions and negotiations. Chatterjee said that students should vent their grievances in a democratic way and not resort...
  • Afghanistan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape September 15, 2014

    Kabul: An Afghan appeals court on Monday sentenced five men to death for armed robbery and sexual assault for an attack on an Afghan family driving home from a wedding just outside Kabul. The panel of three judges, led by Judge Sediqullah Haqiqqi, also invalidated the death sentences given to two...
  • Prevent sexual harassment, Irani tells vice chancellors September 13, 2014

    Chandigarh/New Delhi: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday exhorted all vice chancellors (VCs) of central universities to ensure prevention of sexual harassment. Irani said this at a twoday retreat of vice chancellors of central universities in Chandigarh Sep 1213. "The minister exhorted all VCs to ensure prevention of sexual...
  • West Bengal: Visva Bharti denies allegations in harassment case September 9, 2014

    Santiniketan: A day after filing of a police complaint by the father of a girl student of the Visva Bharati, who was allegedly molested and sexually harassed by three of her seniors, the university on Tuesday "unequivocally" denied the allegations. "Certain media reports of yesterday and today have come to light...
  • Dress decently to avoid sexual harassment: Police advisory in West Bengal leads to outrage September 9, 2014

    Kolkata: A controversial police advisory has sparked outrage in West Bengal. Kankar Prasad Barui, the Deputy Commissioner of the Bidhannagar Police issued an advisory on how to deal with sexual harassment in public on his social networking page. The senior police officer has advised women to dress decently, avoid being...