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India Rape Laws

Sabrina Siddiqui

This Viral Short Film In India Makes A Strong Statement On Women's Safety | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.22.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- Can India, a country struggling to combat an increasingly high-profile rape culture, envision a society where women feel safe in the com...

Indian Politician On Rape: 'Sometimes It's Right, Sometimes It's Wrong'

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.06.2014 | World

Every 21 minutes a rape is reported in India, but some of the country’s politicians still don’t take the crime seriously. As the country conti...

Groups Praise New India Rape Law For Stiffening Punishments

2013-04-05-logo.jpg | Posted 04.19.2013 | Impact

By Women's eNews, Swapna Majumdar NEW DELHI (WOMENSENEWS)--Women's groups here are hailing a new law, passed March 21, that stiffens punishments o...

Indian Women Hope Brutal Gang Rape Will Spark Change

AP | MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 01.08.2013 | World

By MUNEEZA NAQVI, The Associated Press NEW DELHI -- Preeti Singh worries each time her 20-year-old daughter has a late night at the hospital where ...

In India's 'Rape Capital' Delhi, Women Turn To Self-Defense

Agence France Presse | Abhaya Srivastava | Posted 03.06.2013 | World

After nearly three weeks of lurid reporting on a horrifying gang-rape in New Delhi, women in the Indian capital say they are more anxious than ever, l...

5 Face Murder Charges In Gang-Rape Death

AP | RAVI NESSMAN and ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 03.05.2013 | World

NEW DELHI — Five men accused of raping a university student for hours on a bus as it drove through India's capital were charged with murder, rap...