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HindustanTimes Wed,22 Oct 2014
She lit a flame
Students take part in a candle-light vigil at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape. (HT Photo/Mohd Zakir)
Students take part in a candle-light vigil at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape. (HT Photo/Mohd Zakir)
Students take part in a candle-light vigil at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape. (HT Photo/Mohd Zakir)
Students take part in a candle-light vigil at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape. (HT Photo/Mohd Zakir)
Students take part in a candle-light vigil at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape. (HT Photo/Mohd Zakir)
Students take part in a candle-light vigil at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape. (HT Photo/Mohd Zakir)
Acid attack victim Lakshmi takes part in a candle-light vigil at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape. (HT Photo/Mohd Zakir)
Acid attack victim Lakshmi takes part in a candle-light vigil at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape. (HT Photo/Mohd Zakir)
JNU students take part in a candle-light vigil to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape at the spot in Munirka, New Delhi, from where she had boarded bus in which she was brutally gang-raped. (HT Photo/Sunil Saxena)
JNU students take part in a candle-light vigil to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape at the spot in Munirka, New Delhi, from where she had boarded bus in which she was brutally gang-raped. (HT Photo/Sunil Saxena)
JNU students take part in a candle-light vigil to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape at the spot in Munirka, New Delhi, from where she had boarded bus in which she was brutally gang-raped. (HT Photo/Sunil Saxena)
JNU students take part in a candle-light vigil to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape at the spot in Munirka, New Delhi, from where she had boarded bus in which she was brutally gang-raped. (HT Photo/Sunil Saxena)
JNU students take part in a candle-light vigil to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape at the spot in Munirka, New Delhi, from where she had boarded bus in which she was brutally gang-raped. (HT Photo/Sunil Saxena)
JNU students take part in a candle-light vigil to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape at the spot in Munirka, New Delhi, from where she had boarded bus in which she was brutally gang-raped. (HT Photo/Sunil Saxena)
JNU students take part in a candle-light vigil to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape at the spot in Munirka, New Delhi, from where she had boarded bus in which she was brutally gang-raped. (HT Photo/Firoz)
JNU students take part in a candle-light vigil to commemorate the December 16 gang-rape at the spot in Munirka, New Delhi, from where she had boarded bus in which she was brutally gang-raped. (HT Photo/Firoz)

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

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.

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.

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.

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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.
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