Ahmedabad: The number of domestic violence cases in Gujarat rose by 1154 to 7812 in 2013 with the conviction rate of just 2.30 per cent which is far below the national average in this category, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). Read More

Srinagar, June 16: Slamming out at the J&K Womens’ Commission for showing “zero contribution” towards the crime against women in Kashmir, scores of agitated people including men and women staged protest against the sexual harassment which has observed an abrupt rise from past few months in Kashmir. Read More

Only 24 per cent of trials in rape cases in the country in 2012 ended in conviction, down from 26.6 per cent in 2010. The conviction rate for molestation cases went from 29.7 per cent in 2010 to 24 per cent in 2012 while “eve teasing” cases went down from 52.8 per cent convictions to…

Lawyers Collective presents a guide for those dealing with sexual violence. An analysis of the data by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) between 2010 – 2012 reveals that the conviction rates for all major crimes against women under the Indian Penal Code have declined. For instance the conviction rate for rape has gone down…

As the nation moans ever growing sexual crimes against women, the similar crime against men often go unnoticed. Read More

Some news items appearing over the past six months concerning judges cause concern and alarm. Here are a few. A judge was travelling in a car with revolving red beacon light at the top. When the car stopped at a traffic signal, two young men followed the car tapped the car window and inquired about…

Justice N. Kirubakaran, judge of the High Court of Madras while inaugurating a Fast Track Mahila Court is reported to have stated that men alone were not responsible for crime against women. According to a news report he commented that last year’s Delhi gang-rape victim had chosen the wrong time to travel http://freepressjournal.in/nirbhaya-chose-wrong-time-to-travel-hc-judge/ Click here…

The landlocked district of Ladakh has emerged as a safe haven for women with negligible crime reported against them being reported. Read More

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