President Pranab Mukerjee approved India’s new anti-rape bill on Tuesday, which provides for life term and death sentences for offenders, besides strict punishment for [...]
Attacks on women in India are becoming more frequent, leading the New Delhi government to take the tax off pepper spray in the city so low-income women can better afford the [...]
Dehli rape suspect Ram Singh, 33, allegedly committed suicide in high-security Tihar prison on Monday. His family is demanding an investigation, ruling out suicide.
The main accused in the high-profile Delhi rape case was found to have committed suicide in jail on Monday.
Amnesty International said that a an alleged Maldives rape victim’s punishment of 100 lashes is an inhumane form of punishment.
Two recent rapes of young women in India have provoked worldwide condemnation. The problem of the systematic abuse of women, however, will only be solved by changing [...]
Women’s rights have been in the forefront of international of international concern over the last few weeks.
Recent sexual assaults in Central Park and Hudson River Park have prompted public officials to call for a crackdown on perpetrators.
Little girl in China found dead on school bus. Parents allege rape and police cover-up.
Rape as a weapon of war continues to take a heavy toll on women’s lives in today’s conflicts around the world.