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Gujarat Forensic Sciences University calls for stepping up DNA evidence ‘collect & test' in India to combat expected surge in rapes post-lockdown

Taking note of the expected surge in crime after the COVID-19 lockdown, the initiative aims at equipping first-line responders in criminal investigation with a clear understanding of DNA evidence

Published on 2nd June 2020
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FIFA, WHO launch #SafeHome campaign to help domestic violence victims amid lockdown

Almost one in three women worldwide experience physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence by someone else in their lifetime

Published on 28th May 2020
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How these Bahujan JNU researchers' teachers' training module addresses role of caste in sexual violence

Through her module, Shweta, the founder, wants to give the children a language through which they can speak up about their abuse

 

Published on 5th April 2020
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Why the encounter in Hyderabad doesn't help us truly address rape as a social crime

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will conduct a spot inquiry at the site of the “encounter” near Tondupally toll plaza in Telangana where four men were gunned down

Published on 7th December 2019
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Chennai shocker: Tuition teacher, male friend held after forcing minor students to pose for explicit videos

There is a need for protection policies in education institutions and setting up of empowered and independent mechanism to review and monitor child protection processes

Published on 7th November 2019
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Nobel Peace Prize: Sorry Greta, it's Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed's turn

Abiy was honoured for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea

Published on 11th October 2019
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People betting big on Greta Thunberg to win the Nobel Peace Prize this year

Last year, the honour of the Nobel Peace Prize went to two champions of the fight against sexual violence, Congolese rape surgeon Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad

Published on 3rd October 2019
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The Jananeethi story: How this former priest has been offering free legal help to Kerala's oppressed since 1991

George Pulikuthiyil about starting his battle for human rights and how standing up to big establishments and religious bodies in the church has set serious #lifegoals for Kerala's youth

Published on 28th August 2019
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Social media messages can be tracked: IIT-M prof to High Court

The bench then directed the professor and his team to file their views as a report by July 31 to enable the social media companies to submit their reaction

Published on 25th July 2019
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#MeToo scandal creates a crack in Swedish Academy, Nobel season opens without Literature Prize

Without the Literature Prize this year, the most highly-anticipated award will be that for peace, announced on Friday in Oslo

Published on 1st October 2018
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Why CII's Young Indians wants you to make 52 short films on how to prevent child abuse

Their initiative Leher aims to bring together counselors, storytellers, filmmakers, copywriters, parents, students and people working in the creative field, to produce 52 videos

Published on 10th September 2018
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Why Ashif Shaikh's Jan Sahas holds the key to ending Dalit discrimination in Central India

From direct rescues and rehabilitations to legal aid and policy discourse, this NGO goes the whole nine yards to help the oppressed across caste and class barriers

Published on 11th September 2018
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How Rothna Begum is fighting against ISIS and patriarchy while liberating women

A lawyer and human rights activist, Rothna Begum has been working to improve the life of women in the Middle East and North Africa for the past 10 years

Published on 5th March 2018
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Catch Eve Ensler's iconic The Vagina Monologues at Mayfair Convention in Bhubaneshwar

Tanaya Patnaik, the organiser of the play The Vagina Monologues wonders if it’s the name that has Bhubaneswar sitting up and taking notice

Published on 24th February 2018
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Thanks to this NGO, women in Kerala unite to say #MeToo

The members of the Raising Our Voices Foundation speak about supporting the MeToo movement and finding a way to spread the movement far and wide

Published on 13th February 2018

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