Mumbai: The Preity Zinta-Ness Wadia episode has brought to the fore the issue of molestation, sexual harassment and its many facets. Read More

Forensic techniques used to track domestic violence are transferred into an unique printmaking form by artist Nadia Kaabi Linke, whose recent work spotlights stigma, abuse and inequalities faced by women worldwide. Read More

GURGAON: The opening note of a sexual harassment workshop claimed that ‘sexual harassment incidents are rampant across most workplaces in India’. The workshop, held on Friday, addressed how to best ‘prevent, prohibit and redress’ cases of sexual harassment at the workplace and saw around 50 corporate firms participating. Read More

KURUKSHETRA: Members of a social organization protested in front of office of vice-chancellor (VC) of Kurukshetra University on Saturday demanding FIR against him following his wife’s allegation of domestic violence. Japit Kaur, wife of KU VC Lt Gen (retd) D D S Sandhu gave written complaint to the Kurukshetra superintendent of police alleging abuse by…

March 27, 2014 Dr. Manmohan Singh Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, The Prime Minister’s Office, South Block, Raisina Hill, New Delhi 110011. Tel: 011 23018939; Fax: 011 2301 0233. Email: manmohan@sansad.nic.in Resist the US administration Pressure and Reject the Misleading Allegations of US Business Associations  We the undersigned organizations and individuals are writing this letter…

Judge Kamini Lau has ruled that a victim of marital sexual abuse should be treated as a rape survivor. The court denied bail to a man accused of sodomizing his pregnant wife. Read More

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (PWDVA) provides various remedies for women who are subjected to physical, emotional, sexual or economic violence. The legislation provides for support to victims of domestic violence by providing for shelter homes, medical help, legal assistance and Keerthi, who earned more than husband Sridhar, was a victim…

New Delhi, 15 Jul (K. M. Gopakumar) — The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution on access to medicines despite opposition from the United States and the European Union. This was at the 23rd session of the Council held in Geneva on 27 May-14 June 2013. The resolution was sponsored by developing…

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