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Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah, Crime Against Women, Kashmir

Five years on, no relief for Kashmir acid attack victim’s agony

Dumped by political dynasts, she struggles unheard. Her humble family is going broke paying medical costs. They now have little but their prayers to fall back on. Will Raj Bhavan help?


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KP Oli, Crime Against Women, Rape, Nepal

Nepal's Nirbhaya moment

The article is jointly authored by Atul K Thakur, a New Delhi-based columnist and Kamal Dev Bhattarai, a Kathmandu-based journalist and political analyst.


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Abuse, Swati Maliwal, Crime Against Women, Sexual harassment

Why so many rapes? Swati Maliwal on women, politics and a failing system

Rape is real. But we refuse to see this, focusing instead on 'Shiv bhakti' and 'desh bhakti'.


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Crime Against Women, Women, Junot díaz, Sexual harassment

Fall of Junot Díaz: No one, alas, more oppressive than the oppressed

Men get raped and attack women as a result, but women get raped, and do what?


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Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Sex for degree scandal, Crime Against Women

Why are Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth silent over crimes against women in Tamil Nadu?

The newbie politicians would do well to remember that a woman CM dominated the politics of the state and people's heart for years.


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Crime Against Women, Unnao-Kathua rape cases, Politics of rape, PM Modi

Sorry, but rape is a political issue in India

The government can make a hundred laws to protect women, but it will fail because there is no enforcement.


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Crime Against Women, Crimes against children, Kathua rape

I am a prisoner of the collective memory of rape

How helpless are we in the face of such brutality, how powerless to even talk about the numerous assaults we have encountered.


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Crime Against Women, Women’s rights, Patriarchy, Women's Day

Today Women’s Day celebrates every stereotype women have fought to shatter. I hate it

Society thinks ‘celebrating’ women is to tell them they are a great supporting cast to men, and hence deserve to look pretty for the male gaze — at a discounted price.


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Crime Against Women, Women, Marital Rape

What marital rape survivors experience every day

Sushma’s story left me bewildered.


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Secunderabad, Stalking, Misogyny, Crime Against Women

Secunderabad woman burnt alive shows the dangers of normalising stalking

Stalking is not a normal crime because it involves terrorising women in the cruellest form possible.