Tag Archives: Sexual

Abnormally high levels of sexual harassment for women at work places in UP

NEW DELHI: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav’s clarion call for rape accused to be saved from the gallows, based on the premise that boys are boys and mistakes happen, is possibly an attempt to gloss over a little-know fact

HC notice to govt, police commissioner

The Punjab and Haryana high court has issued notice to Punjab government, principal secretary (home), police commissioner and principal of DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology (DAVIET) following a petition filed by an assistant professor of the institute over sexual harassment complaint

Only 24% rape cases led to conviction in 2012, says CJI

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

Engaging with the Criminal Justice System: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Violence


  The Guide for Survivors is publication which contains frequently asked questions for a survivor; for example, what information should she provide in the FIR, what are her options if the police fail to record an FIR, what should she

Locating the Survivor in the Indian Criminal Justice System: Decoding the Law


  The publication “Locating the Survivor in the Indian Criminal Justice System: Decoding the Law” serves as a guide for survivors, young lawyers, and other key stakeholders in the criminal justice system  to understand the nuances of the criminal justice

Handbook for rape survivors

NEW DELHI: What actions constitute rape? If you are a rape survivor what happens during medical exam? Is the two finger test legal? What information should your FIR on sexual assault contain? Can you afford to delay it? Can you

Naz Foundation files Curative Petition challenging the Supreme Court judgment on Section 377

31st March, 2014: The Naz Foundation (India) Trust, the original petitioner in the constitutional challenge to Section 377, has filed a curative petition challenging the Supreme Court decision in Suresh Kumar Koushal v. Naz Foundation (hereinafter ‘Koushal’) delivered in December,

‘Devise measures over sexual harassment complaints against ex-judges’:SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court was on Wednesday told that allegations of sexual harassment against retired judges of the court and that of high courts who were holding positions in tribunals may be inquired under provisions similar to the law