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Chetan Bhagat Crosses a Line: Public Figure to Public Enemy?

Sharanya Haridas | Posted 07.28.2014 | Media
Sharanya Haridas

Bhagat's accessibility and trustworthiness, and indeed, his popularity, sometimes make it difficult to detect or denounce the serious lapses in his judgement.

South Asia Is Waging An Undeclared War Against Women

Bina Shah | Posted 06.02.2014 | World
Bina Shah

It's a more important war than the one against terrorism being fought so desperately in Pakistan and Afghanistan. It's a more pressing issue than whether or not Pakistan and India will enter into a nuclear race, or whether Pakistan's nuclear bombs can be kept secure. It is the major issue in the region, which, if left unresolved, will result in greater instability throughout the region.

Cops Suspected In Gang-Rape, Murder Of Teen Sisters

AP | BISWAJEET BANERJEE | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Two teenage sisters in rural India were raped and killed by attackers who hung their bodies from a mango tree, which became th...

Indian Politician Says Women Invite Rape With Their Clothes, Behavior

Reuters | Shyamantha Asokan and Angus MacSwan | Posted 01.29.2014 | World

NEW DELHI, Jan 29 (Reuters) - An Indian female politician and activist has said rape victims may have invited attacks by their clothes and behaviour, ...

Reported Rape Cases Skyrocket In Delhi

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

Nearly a year after the brutal gang rape of a student on a moving bus, the number of reported rape cases in Delhi has nearly doubled, according to a r...

Critics Slam Art That Depicts Abused Indian Goddesses

2013-04-05-logo.jpg | Posted 10.25.2013 | Impact

By Reshmi Kaur Oberoi, Women's eNews NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)--When the Indian ad agency Taproot released an "Abused Goddesses" campaign in India in ...

HORROR: Minor Dies After Reportedly Being Raped, Set On Fire

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

A minor girl died in India on Wednesday after reportedly being gang raped and set on fire. The unnamed child was assaulted by three village youths ...

7-Year-Old Allegedly Raped On Train In India

Posted 08.12.2013 | World

A 7-year-old girl was allegedly raped on a train traveling through the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, authorities revealed to local media Monday. Th...

4-Year-Old Rape Victim Dies

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

A 4-year-old girl who was raped and suffocated has died in a hospital in India. The victim died Monday at a facility in Nagpur, where she was brou...

10-Year-Old Girl Threatened With Stoning After Reporting Rape

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.12.2013 | World

A 10-year-old Indian girl has been threatened with death-by-stoning if she doesn't withdraw her case against an older man of a higher caste, the India...

Tourist Reportedly Gang-Raped In India

AP | Posted 05.16.2013 | World

NEW DELHI -- A Swiss woman who was on a cycling trip in central India with her husband has been gang-raped by eight men, police said Saturday. The att...

How The US Can Help Stop Violence Against Women In India

TakePart | Posted 03.05.2013 | Impact

It is 2013, and yet the status of women around the world remains critical. At every stage of life, females are still at risk in places like Afghanista...

December Diary: Where Women, Education and Violence Are Concerned, Progress Is Not Inevitable

Laurie L. Patton | Posted 03.30.2013 | World
Laurie L. Patton

Even with progress in education, violence against women has not abated. There is a global backlash against this progress, this insistence that educated women are also women in the public sphere. And the backlash is in the news every day.

6 Arrested In Another India Gang Rape

AP | ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 03.15.2013 | World

NEW DELHI — Police said Sunday they have arrested six suspects in another gang rape of a bus passenger in India, four weeks after a brutal attac...