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AIADMK govt conspired to save Pollachi sexual abuse case accused: MK Stalin

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s chief MK Stalin said that due to the government’s lethargic approach, Pollachi case accused Sabari Rajan and Thirunavukkarasu would get bail at any time
Members of various Tamil organisations hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against the Pollachi sex scandal, in Chennai(PTI Photo)
Members of various Tamil organisations hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against the Pollachi sex scandal, in Chennai(PTI Photo)
Published on Nov 03, 2019 12:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByM Manikandan

Inaction over sexual abuse complaint: Archbishop of Bombay moves HC to withdraw case

Cardinal Oswald Gracias and the two others are facing charges of inaction over a sexual abuse complaint against a priest.
The bench of justices Ranjit More and Bharati Dangre, who heard the plea on June 17, have posted the matter for hearing at a later date.(Representational photo)
The bench of justices Ranjit More and Bharati Dangre, who heard the plea on June 17, have posted the matter for hearing at a later date.(Representational photo)
Updated on Jun 20, 2019 12:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByYesha Kotak, Mumbai

Think women’s work and safety this International Women’s Day

Violence and crimes against women have been steadily rising and reached a record high in 2018
The percentage of women in the workplace in Mumbai is significantly lower than the global average(HT Photo)
The percentage of women in the workplace in Mumbai is significantly lower than the global average(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 06, 2019 11:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySmruti Koppikar

Bihar to seek top court directive on whether to shift shelter home girls

Seven inmates fled the Children’s Home for Girls, Nazareth Hospital, located in Patna’s Mokama neighbourhood and were found and brought back to the shelter last week.
An eye witness shows the spot where a girl was allegedly beaten and killed by a staff member at a state-funded shelter home, in Muzaffarpur district.(PTI)
An eye witness shows the spot where a girl was allegedly beaten and killed by a staff member at a state-funded shelter home, in Muzaffarpur district.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 01, 2019 10:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRuchir Kumar

Warrant out for arrest of former Bihar minister Kumari Manju Verma

The court said there were sufficient grounds in the application seeking an arrest warrant against her and authorised the police to arrest her.
Hours after the Supreme Court pulled up the Bihar government for its inability to trace former social welfare minister Kumari Manju Verma, a Manjhaul court in Begusarai district issued an arrest warrant against her on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Hours after the Supreme Court pulled up the Bihar government for its inability to trace former social welfare minister Kumari Manju Verma, a Manjhaul court in Begusarai district issued an arrest warrant against her on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 01, 2018 12:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAvinash Kumar

Ex-Bihar minister Manju Verma untraceable, govt tells SC in Muzaffarpur shelter abuse case

A probe into the sexual abuse at a shelter home revealed that the husband of Manju Verma had spoken to the prime accused in the case, Brajesh Thakur, 17 times between January and June. Verma resigned from her ministerial post thereafter.
Manju Verma resigned in August as social welfare minister after a telephone conversation linking her husband to the main accused Thakur became public.(PTI File Photo)
Manju Verma resigned in August as social welfare minister after a telephone conversation linking her husband to the main accused Thakur became public.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Oct 31, 2018 12:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBhadra Sinha

Where’s the support to help minor survivors of sexual abuse recover from their trauma

On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, HT interacted with two such survivors to understand how it has affected their psyche.
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Updated on Oct 11, 2018 10:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByAneesha Bedi, Chandigarh

At Bodh Gaya monastery, children were made to dance nude with head monk: Cops

Sujoy, the head monk of the centre, was arrested on Wednesday on charges of sexually abusing more than a dozen boys and produced the next day in a local court in Gaya.
55-year-old monk Bhante Sangh Priya, a Bangladeshi national, is escorted by police after being arrested in Bodh Gaya, in Bhiar on Thursday.(AP Photo)
55-year-old monk Bhante Sangh Priya, a Bangladeshi national, is escorted by police after being arrested in Bodh Gaya, in Bhiar on Thursday.(AP Photo)
Updated on Sep 01, 2018 03:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gaya | ByAnil Kumar Ojha

We can no longer ignore the rise in elder abuse cases

Elder abuse and neglect is an emerging problem in our society which needs to be combated through strong strategies
Across the world it is now recognised that while efforts to address elder abuse are increasing, the realities of a rapidly-growing older population, along with prevailing attendant ageism, individualism and break down of traditional support systems suggest that older adults will continue to be at risk (Representative Photo)
Across the world it is now recognised that while efforts to address elder abuse are increasing, the realities of a rapidly-growing older population, along with prevailing attendant ageism, individualism and break down of traditional support systems suggest that older adults will continue to be at risk (Representative Photo)
Published on May 09, 2018 05:04 PM IST
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