Saturday, June 22, 2024

Topic: violence against women

14-year-old girl sexually abused by man on pretext of watching “The Kerala Story”

A 14-year-old girl from Maharashtra’s Yerwada was sexually abused by her neighbour on the pretext of taking her to watch the Hindutva propaganda movie “The Kerala Story.”

45,000 women killed at hands of partners or family members, UN report says “home a deadly place”

On average, more than five women or girls were killed every hour in 2021 by someone in their own family, two UN agencies said in a report published recently.

A woman killed every 11 minutes by intimate partner or family member: UN chief

A woman or a girl is killed every 11 minutes by an intimate partner or a family member, UN chief Antonio Guterres said ahead of the International Day for the ‘Elimination of Violence against Women’ which is observed on 25 November.

Countries urged India to improve its human rights record at UN

United Nations member states have urged India to take a tougher stand on religious discrimination and sexual violence as they raised India’s human rights record during a Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Shrikant Tyagi, BJP leader who abused Noida woman, arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday arrested Shrikant Tyagi, who claims to be a Bharatiya Janata Party leader, days after he abused and assaulted a woman at a residential complex in Noida.

Ex ABVP national president arrested for harassing 60-year-old woman in Chennai

Former Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) national president Dr Subbiah Shanmugam has been arrested by the Chennai police for harassing a 60-year-old woman neighbour by urinating near the entrance of her home and throwing rubbish outside her house.