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Year after lockdown, NCW still gets over 2,000 complaints every month on crimes against women 

According to the NCW data, 25,886 complaints of crime against women have been received from April, 2020 till now which includes 5,865 complaints of domestic violence

Published on 25th March 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the Istanbul Convention that Turkey withdrew from on March 20?

We try to understand why Turkey, after whose cultural capital the convention is named, decided to withdraw suddenly from the convention that aims to end violence against women

Published on 22nd March 2021
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Activists want NCRB to maintain disaggregated data on violence against disabled girls, women 

Several disability rights groups urged the Home Minister to order the NCRB to maintain disaggregated data as violence against disabled girls and women is on the rise

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Washington DC on edge before Biden's inauguration, fear right-wing extremist groups

Investigators in Washington are particularly worried that members of right-wing extremist groups and militias, like the Oath Keepers and Three Percenters, could descend on Washington to spark violence

Published on 20th January 2021
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These artists have come together to remind Indians of their true values like justice to farmers and racial equality

Based on the ideologies of a German non-violence resistance from 1942, the White Rose Movement is targetted at crimes against people, the environment and much more

Published on 2nd December 2020
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COVID-19 worsening gender-based violence, human-trafficking for women: United Nations

However, lockdowns and other measures implemented in the wake of the global health crisis have led to a "shadow pandemic" of rising gender-based violence

Published on 1st December 2020
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COVID-19 has triggered an education crisis, gender inequality: UNESCO report 

Increase in gender-based violence, potential rise in teenage pregnancies or early marriages and possibility of a section of girls dropping out of schools or colleges are some of the implications

Published on 18th October 2020
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Ambedkarite student bodies from IIT Bombay, TISS and 32 institutes across country unite for a justice in Hathras case, plan protest on Oct 10

A total of 32 organisations have come together with a set of ten demands with regard to the alleged gangrape as well as other issues of discrimination and violence perpetuated on SC and ST communit

Published on 6th October 2020
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In conversation with Radhika Radhakrishnan: A feminist researcher's guide on surviving the internet

Social researcher Radhika Radhakrishnan shares her experience with sexual violence on social media and how she manages to stay true to her intentions

Published on 3rd October 2020
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Afghan children have 'learned little or nothing' during the pandemic: NGO report

The report by Save the Children NGO said that kids from the poorest households have missed out the most on education and face the highest risk of violence at home

Published on 14th September 2020
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The answer to violence: How abuse leaves an impact on young, impressionable minds

The Coach examines instances of domestic abuse, violence and the various impacts it can have on young, impressionable children. It is a two-part series, read on to find out what he has to say 

Published on 29th August 2020
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Over 250 students pen letters of solidarity to jailed prof Hany Babu on his 54th birthday

The English professor was arrested on July 28 for alleged links to the Bhima Koregaon violence, ten months prior to that, his house was raided by the Pune Police

Published on 18th August 2020
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Delhi riots: HC seeks police's reply on JNU student Devangana Kalita's bail plea

In all, four cases have been registered against her, including in relation to the northeast Delhi riots earlier this year and violence in old Delhi''s Daryaganj area during protests against the CAA

Published on 5th August 2020
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Despite protests and controversy, Jamia improves NIRF rank to become the 10th best varsity in India

In the previous academic year, the 100-year-old central university in Delhi saw a series of protests and instances of violence after the anti-CAA protests and an extended shutdown

Published on 11th 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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