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Can India's Military Veterans Join the Fight for Women's Rights?

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 04.12.2016 | World
Siddharth Chatterjee

As an Indian I say this with deep sadness, that our society is marked by patriarchy, misogyny and treatment of its women and girls as second-class citizens.

Activists Protest Rape With 'Sleep-Ins'

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.12.2016 | World

An Indian activist group is publicly protesting sexual violence against women in the country. Their weapon of choice? Naps. Members of Blank Noise hav...

Youngest Assailant In Delhi Gang Rape Case Released From Prison

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 12.20.2015 | World

NEW DELHI, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The youngest of six people convicted of the 2012 gang rape of a woman, in a case that shocked India, was freed on Sunday...

I Always Thought I'd Return Home To India -- Until I Had A Daughter

Tanushree Ghosh | Posted 06.02.2016 | Women
Tanushree Ghosh

When I moved to the United States 10 years ago, I was adamant that I would eventually return to India. I had heard that I wouldn't. I refused to concede. But I have run out of excuses for my country. My female child is the reason I now choose to lose my motherland.

Here's Why The Biggest Slum In India Is Honoring A Fictional Rape Victim

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts

Ram Devineni has been thinking a lot lately about shakti -- a word that translates loosely from the Sanskrit to "female power." It's a transformative ...

Why A Film About A Fatal Gang Rape In India Is Drawing So Much Controversy

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.05.2015 | World

A haunting new documentary about a fatal gang rape has revealed deep divisions in Indian society about how to address violence against women and what ...

India Bans Film Featuring Interview With Delhi Gang Rape Convict

Reuters | Aditya Kalra | Posted 05.03.2015 | World

(Adds quotes from filmmaker) By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI, March 4 (Reuters) - India's home minister said on Wednesday he ...

LOOK: India Mourns On First Anniversary Of Brutal Gang Rape

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

It has been exactly one year since a 23-year-old medical student was raped while traveling home with a friend in the Indian capital, a horrific crime ...

Parents Of Gang Rape Victim Hope Legacy Will Empower Women Worldwide

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.17.2013 | World

The parents of a student fatally gang raped in New Delhi have told Australian television her attackers deserve the death sentence they have been given...

First Conviction In India Gang Rape Draws Ire

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

By Annie Banerji and Suchitra Mohanty NEW DELHI, Aug 31 (Reuters) - An Indian teenager was sentenced to three years in juvenile detent...

New Delhi Women Offer Female-Only Cab Service

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.01.2013 | World

Last month's brutal gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student on a bus in New Delhi shed a glaring spotlight on the dangers women in the Indian ci...

Budhist Leader Comes Out Against Death Penalty For Men Accused In Brutal Indian Gang Rape

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.24.2013 | Religion

One of the world's most respected spiritual leaders has asked that mercy be shown in the case of the men accused of last month's brutal gang rape and ...

Lawyer: India Gang-Rape Suspect Beaten By Fellow Inmates

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

In an alleged fit of vigilante justice, one of the suspects in the India gang-rape case has been severely beaten in jail by his fellow inmates, his la...

Police Report: Suspects Hunted Woman To Rape And Kill

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2013 | World

By Frank Jack Daniel NEW DELHI, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The gang of men charged with the rape and murder of an Indian physiotherapy student...

Lawyer Suggests Gang-Rape Victim Was Not A 'Respectable Lady'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.11.2013 | World

As the trial of the men charged with the brutal gang rape and murder of a woman in New Delhi last month gets under way this week, a lawyer for some of...

The Karma Of Suffering And The Suffering Of The Righteous

Deepak Sarma | Posted 03.12.2013 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

Honoring, remembering, and memorializing Jyoti Singh Pandey is our collective karma.

3 Gang-Rape Accused To Plead Not Guilty

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2013 | World

By Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Three of the men accused of raping and murdering an Indian student in a case that has ...

Indian Guru Flamed For Rape Comments

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion

A self-proclaimed spiritual guru from India is facing backlash after comments he made about the late victim of a grisly gang rape in Delhi. Addres...

Daughters Of India

Saumya Arya Haas | Posted 03.04.2013 | Religion
Saumya Arya Haas

Mother India, Your daughters are dying. Your structures of power and abuse -- and denial of that abuse -- make our suffering not only possible, but probable. Stop using Your "sentiments" as an excuse to silence evidence of human suffering. See us. Hear us.

PHOTOS: Thousands Protest Brutal Assault

Posted 12.28.2012 | World

Thousands of college students, teachers and activists rallied in New Delhi over the weekend, clashing with riot police near the India Gate. The p...

Gang Rape Survivor Has Intestines Removed, Says She Wants To Live

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.26.2012 | World

Shocking details of the physical condition of the 23-year-old survivor of the bus gang rape and assault that took place in India over the weekend emer...