SEXUAL CRIME

  • Sexual crimes less against fully dressed Chennai women: Babulal Gaur January 19, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur on Sunday said there were few sexual crimes against women in Chennai as they dress up fully and regularly visit temples. Gaur who recently returned from a trip to Chennai said that the crime rate against women in the capital of Tamil Nadu against women...
  • Sushma adopting double standards on crimes against women: Congress September 11, 2013

    Bhopal: All India Mahila Congress president Shobha Ojha on Wednesday accused Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj of adopting "double standards" on sexual crimes against women in the country. "There is a substantial rise of 38 per cent since June last year in gang-rape incidents in Madhya Pradesh, but...
  • Entertainment media contributes to sexual crimes in India: Anuja Gupta April 26, 2013

    How can sexual crimes against children be stopped? Anuja Gupta, executive director, RAHI Foundation, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Its very difficult to identify sexual abusers from neighborhood and relatives. So, what are the steps should we take to prevent childabuse at homelevel? Asked by: Shobana ...
  • Attitude towards women in India needs to be changed: Kishwar desai April 26, 2013

    Goa, south India. A beautiful holiday hideaway where hippies and backpackers while away the hours. But beneath the clear blue skies lies a dirty secret. Simran Singh is desperate for a break and some time away from her busy job as a social workercomecrime investigator. And so the unspoilt idyll...
  • Singapore: Indianorigin man sentenced for sex with minor April 25, 2013

    Singapore: A 25yearold Indianorigin teacher in Singapore has been sentenced to one year in jail for having sex with an underage girl student. Aravind S Menon had earlier pleaded guilty to three counts of consensual sexual intercourse with the 14yearold girl between May and July 2009, reported the Channel News...
  • Shame in khaki: Indian policemen still blame women for sexual violence March 7, 2013

    Jaipur/Lucknow/Chandigarh: "Asli rape ek ya do per cent honge, 98 per cent sehmati hai (Actual rapes account for only one to two per cent of the cases, rest are all consensual sex)" - a policeman in Alwar, Rajasthan - "Tang kapda, chhota kapda, make-up... zaahir taur pe nahin kahenge, par man...
  • 'Marriage, intimate relationship not a defence for rape' January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: A rapist remains a rapist regardless of his relationship with the victim. This extract from a foreign judgement was endorsed by the Justice JS Verma committee in its report as it said that marriage or any other intimate relationship between a man and a woman is "not a...
  • Govt drops plan to introduce new dress code for girl students January 11, 2013

    Puducherry: Facing public outcry, Puducherry government has dropped its plan to introduce a dress code making overcoats mandatory for girl students in the Union Territory to prevent sexual crimes. A release from the Director of School Education Vallavan on Thursday said although government was considering the plan suggested by a government...
  • Crimes against women on the upswing, say figures January 3, 2008

    New Delhi: The new year has began on an ominous note, with the country being witness to another series of shocking assaults on women, clearly demonstrating that ground realities have remained largely unchanged. The proportion of crime against women has increased, from 7.4 per cent of the total in 2002 to...