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New Delhi Rape

India's Social Crisis

Aparna Pande | Posted 12.11.2014 | World
Aparna Pande

Indians voice indignation over highly publicized incidents of rape, like the recent one in Delhi of a young woman by an Uber driver, but there is little public discussion of the socio-cultural context of the rape epidemic.

Remembering Jyoti By Calling On Men To Help End The Culture Of Violence Against Women

Mallika Dutt | Posted 05.13.2014 | Impact
Mallika Dutt

One year ago, Jyoti Singh Pandey, a 23-year-old student in New Delhi, boarded a bus with a friend and headed home. She never got there.

Of 706 Rapes Reported In Delhi, Only 1 Case Saw Convictions

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

The case of a woman gang-raped on a bus in New Delhi on Dec. 16, 2012, resulted in convictions for the perpetrators; but for most instances of reporte...

Prosecutor Calls For Death Penalty In Bus Rape Case

AP | SHIVANI RAWAT and TIM SULLIVAN | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

NEW DELHI -- Saying their crime shocked the conscience of India, the prosecutor in the fatal New Delhi gang rape called Wednesday for all four convict...

5-Year-Old Indian Girl Allegedly Tortured For Days, Raped

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.20.2013 | World

A 5-year-old girl is in critical condition at an Indian hospital after a man allegedly raped and tortured her over the course of several days, accordi...

Collecting Women Making Waves -- Bringing Art to the Indian Masses

Kisa Lala | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

While women remained vulnerable on the streets, in contrast, many wielded great power in art, politics and the media -- albeit within the cocoon of the educated classes. 2013-03-19-kisalalapull.jpg

Can Gun Owners Solve India's Rape Problem?

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.28.2013 | World

Gun owners should roam the streets at night and use their weapons to prevent crimes against women, Delhi's lieutenant governor has said in the wake of...

A Rape a Minute, a Thousand Corpses a Year

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics
Rebecca Solnit

We have far more than 87,000 rapes in this country every year, but each of them is invariably portrayed as an isolated incident. We have dots so close they're splatters melting into a stain, but hardly anyone connects them, or names that stain.

The Writing on the Wall

Amanda Guinzburg | Posted 03.12.2013 | Crime
Amanda Guinzburg

Rape isn't a trope. It's not a meme. It shouldn't be dismissed and no woman or girl or man or boy who is victimized by it should ever feel shamed into silence. No one ever should have but certainly not now, in 2013.

Father Speaks Out About Gang-Rape Victim

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2013 | World

(Adds Delhi Police reaction, social network interest) By Suchitra Mohanty and Frank Jack Daniel NEW DELHI, Jan 7 (Reuter...

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...

Gang-Rape Victim's Family Demands Accused Be Hanged

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

The family of the 23-year-old gang-rape victim, who survived a brutal attack on Dec. 16 only to succumb to her injuries Saturday, is calling for the d...

India Gang-Rape Victim Dies

AP | HEATHER TAN | Posted 02.27.2013 | World

NEW DELHI (AP) — The body of a woman who died after being gang-raped and beaten on a bus in India's capital was cremated Sunday amid an outpouring o...

Hospital: Gang Rape Victim's Condition Takes Turn For The Worse

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | World

SINGAPORE, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The condition of the Indian medical student, whose gang rape in New Delhi triggered nationwide protests, has deteriora...

Delhi Police Promise To Protect Woman After Gruesome Rape Case

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 02.20.2013 | World

NEW DELHI — Indian officials announced Friday a broad campaign to protect women in New Delhi following the gang rape and brutal beating of a 23-...