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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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