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New Delhi: Speech therapist rapes 5-yr-old girl

A 30-year-old speech therapist has been arrested for allegedly raping a five-year-old patient in an institute in Rohini, police said today. The accused was arrested yesterday on the complaint of the girl’s mother, they said. The incident came to the fore on Friday after the child tried to narrate her …

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Woman files rape case against BJP leader for kissing her in a woman in moving bus

The woman has filed a case of rape against the BJP functionary, identified as Ravindra Bawanthale, in question. According to reports, the alleged incident took place in bus in Chandrapur area of Gadchiroli district. In the video, obtained from the CCTV cameras installed inside the bus, Bawanthale can be seen forcing upon …

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London: Hate Crime against Muslim woman, 56 year old jailed

A 56-year-old man has been jailed for over a year for ripping off a Muslim woman’s niqab or the full-face veil during an expletive-ridden racist assault at a shopping centre in the UK following the divisive Brexit vote. Peter Scotter, 56, of Sunderland, shouted “You are in our country now” when he attacked …

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U.S. Visas denied to Afghanistan’s All-Girl Robotics Team

It’s not easy to get robotics equipment through customs in Afghanistan, but that didn’t deter this plucky bunch. For months, a team of six teenage girls has been scrambling to build a ball-sorting robot that will compete in an international competition. Other teams received their raw materials in March. But …

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The Burning Question:  Why are Cows Safer Than Women In India?

Given the simultaneous rise in cow protection laws and crimes against women, people have often wondered if cows are safer than women in India. The observation has been expressed in many forms. 23-year-old artist Sujatro Ghosh decided to start a project where he got women to wear a cow mask …

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The India’s Anti-Human Trafficking Caravan: 1 Month, 5,800 Kms

You know when the “anti-human trafficking caravan” is in town. The loudspeakers blare as the large white bus moves slowly through towns and villages and an animated voice calls on residents – young and old – to come and join the fun. And the fun really is fun – ranging …

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Heartbreaking images of dead mother by the tracks while her Wailing Infant Tries to Breastfeed

Early on Wednesday morning, the body of a young woman was spotted by people in Damoh, around 250 km from state capital Bhopal who lay dead by the railway tracks. Her starving one-year-old son was clinging to her, weeping, trying to nudge her awake. The police suspect the woman may …

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To Modiji and Mr. Jaitley: Women need Sanitary napkins over Sindoor and Bangles

The provisions announced under the Goods and Services Tax on May 18 declared that sindoor, bangles, and bindis are now exempt of taxes while the tax on sanitary napkins still stands at 12%. Statistics show that around 88% of menstruating women in the country don’t have access to sanitary napkins. Women end up using dry …

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Haryana Police Survey shows that women Mostly Face Harassment during Commute

The Haryana Police’s first-ever survey on harassment of women has found that the maximum number of such incidents occur when victims travel to and from schools, colleges and offices .The online survey was conducted from May 2 to May 17 with an aim to assess the nature and scale of …

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After a week of hunger strike, Haryana girls finally get upgraded school in their village

When there is a threat of any kind of harassment to girls or women, the usual Indian response is to either blame the girls or restrain them from venturing forth in the name of protection. But when these students went on the strike, their families and villagers were more than …

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