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  • child abuse minor rape
    Apr 22, 2014 18:10 ISTSexual assault by minors

    Class 6 student gang-raped by minors in Jharkhand

    While a seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a teenager in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district, a class six student was allegedly gang-raped by four minor boys, all students of the same institute, at a government school in Lohardaga. Teacher held for raping teenage student

  • crimes against women
    Mar 16, 2014 00:48 IST

    Delhi: Danish tourist raped 15 times, reveals report

    “I was ravaged at least 15 times... I stood under the shower for four hours after I went back to the hotel,” the Danish woman, who was allegdly gangraped in the Capital, had told the Delhi Police in her initial statement.

  • Candlelight vigil
    Mar 13, 2014 19:36 IST

    When camera hordes surrounded Delhi braveheart's parents

    HT's Darpan Singh recounts the time when gang-rape victim's family was looking for peace on her first death anniversary but was allowed no private space by journalists seeking soundbites.

  • Bikers
    Jan 15, 2014 22:54 IST

    Danish tourist raped: A new band of faceless, nameless criminals

    The sexual assault of a Danish tourist in the heart of the city has once again exposed the tall claims of Delhi Police that they have taken ample steps to ensure the safety of foreigners.

  • Delhi Police
    Jan 16, 2014 08:40 IST

    Danish tourist assaulted for 5 hours, say police

    Delhi Police on Wednesday night arrested two persons for allegedly robbing and gang-raping a Danish tourist who had apparently lost her way near the New Delhi Railway Station on Tuesday. A new band of faceless, nameless criminals | Poll: Do you find AAP's response on Danish woman's rape adequate?

  • Delhi Police
    Jan 15, 2014 08:22 IST

    India shamed again: Danish woman gangraped in Delhi

    A Danish woman was allegedly gang-raped in Delhi after getting lost and asking a group of men for directions, police said on Wednesday in the latest high-profile case of sexual assault against women in India. Poll: has India’s image been sullied before the world?

  • Crime
    Jan 04, 2014 23:27 IST

    Parks most unsafe for kids, says study

    Open fields or neighbourhood parks have emerged as the third most unsafe place for children in Delhi, says a study of children who faced sexual assault.

  • crimes against women
    Jan 03, 2014 19:57 IST

    Delhi, no city for women: crime against women up 412%

    Over a year after India erupted in protests over the December 16 gang-rape in Delhi, have women here became safe? It's hard to tell with the molestation offences against women rising a whopping 412% in the national capital.

  • Violence against women
    Jan 02, 2014 16:28 IST#SheLitAFlame | Blog

    How can we stem rape culture if we don’t treat molestation as a serious offence?

    A year after the savage Delhi gang rape, I still fear going out in the dark alone or taking an auto after work from one of the busiest roads in Connaught Place. Yes, nothing has changed… Subuhi Parvez writes.

  • anti-rape protest
    Dec 30, 2013 18:21 IST#SheLitaFlame | Blog

    Re-education of a mamma’s boy

    If the December 16 horror showed us anything, it was that rape is not about sex; not about titillation. It’s about power. When does casual interaction between two individuals cross over to harassment? Is there a line at all? Agnibesh Das writes.

  • Delhi Braveheart: She lit a flame
    Dec 30, 2013 00:11 IST

    Braveheart’s family to set up fund for victims of violence

    Far away from the madding crowd that shadowed them throughout the past one year; the family of Delhi’s braveheart stole a private moment to observe her first death anniversary in their native village in Uttar Pradesh.

  • A candle light protest
    Dec 27, 2013 21:26 IST#SheLitAFlame | Blog

    We get raped every day, rape is everywhere

    The word ‘rape’ is small, but its broad sweep contains many, many more violations, which cannot possibly be captured by the clinical and widely accepted definition. Durga M Sengupta writes.

  • Delhi gang-rape, december gang-rape, crimes against women, candles, rape, anti-rape protests
    Dec 20, 2013 23:18 ISTgrey area

    Harassed once in a while, claim 53% of JNU’s women students

    A recently conducted survey on sexual harassment on campus revealed that 53 % of the women said they faced sexual harassment ‘once in a while’ — not only outside the campus but within it as well.

  • DU south campus
    Dec 18, 2013 23:19 ISTShe lit a flame

    South campus still one of DU's most notorius stretches

    Even though colleges such as Lady Shri Ram, Kamala Nehru and Jesus and Mary have kept up a constant vigil through police patrol vans, the vast expanse of south campus and the scattered locations of most colleges here have created several unsafe pockets.

  • Delhi gang-rape, december gang-rape, crimes against women, candles, rape, anti-rape protests, candle march, candle-light vigil
    Dec 17, 2013 15:16 IST#SheLitAFlame | Blog

    'He came closer and asked me to sit on the bed, calling me beta the whole time'

    He followed me and closed the door behind him. I remember finding that odd. But that was just… the beginning. He came closer and asked me to sit on the bed – calling me ‘beta’ the whole time, a rape survivor recounts. She Lit A Flame