Sexual Violence

  • Delhi: Three men gangrape 13-year-old deaf, mute girl 30-06-2013 08:20 AM

    New Delhi: A 13-year-old deaf-mute girl was gang-raped by three men from Haryana here, police said on Saturday. One of the accused has been arrested. One of the accused lured the girl to an isolated spot near her house in west Delhi on Friday night, where he and his two...
  • Facebook to pull ads from pages with sex, violence 29-06-2013 10:10 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc said it will no longer allow ads to appear on pages with sexual or violent content, as the online social network moves to appease marketers being associated with objectionable material. The moves come a month after several businesses pulled their ads from Facebook amid reports of...
  • Park Street rape survivor helps other women suffering from injustice 17-06-2013 12:26 PM

    Kolkata: Kolkata's Park Street rape survivor is not just picking up the pieces of her own life, but she is also giving a new meaning to the lives of many women suffering from injustice. She has now found her new calling at a women's support helpline. The 38-year-old is helping...
  • Depp compares photoshoot to rape, angers many 06-10-2011 01:42 PM

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actor Johnny Depp's recent comment where he compares photo shoots to being raped has angered an anti-sexual violence organisation. The 48-year-old in the November issue of Vanity Fair magazine compared being photographed to being raped. His statement quickly drew reaction from anti-sexual violence organisation, the Rape, Abuse...
  • 35 pc Indian women beaten up at home: UN 08-07-2011 07:39 AM

    New Delhi: Thirty-five per cent of women in India face physical violence while 10 per cent of them suffer sexual violence from their intimate partners at home, according to a UN study. Thirty-nine per cent of men and women in India also think that it is "sometimes or always" justifiable...