Crime against Women and its Larger Ramifications

Protests have escalated all over the country on the backdrop of recent Hyderabad rape-murder case. A 25-year-old veterinarian doctor was abducted, raped, murdered and burnt. This is just one heart-wrenching case among thousands of such crimes. National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data shows that cases of rapes have reduced from 63 per million in 2016, to 52 per million in 2017, but a total of 3.5 lakh cases of crime against women were registered (these include murder, rape, dowry-related death, acid attack, cruelty against women and kidnapping, etc).

Rape of a 6-Year-Old Leaves a Community Devastated in Rural Darjeeling

Darjeeling is one of the safest places for a woman in India, but people in a rural village here are devastated today after news about rape of a 6-year-old baby girl came to fore. What is most heinous about this crime is the fact that the perpetrator who confessed to his crime is a 51-year-old teacher.

Sex and the Indian men

‘Nepal girls trafficked into India up by 500% in last 5 years: SSB report’ – This disturbing news appeared yesterday, 31 March 2018, Times of…