User: campaigns Topic: Attacks on Women
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Minor boys turning into rapists should be a major concern 24.7.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Dileep denied bail in actor sexual assault case 24.7.2017 Hindu: News
DGP argued that SIT probing the case had collected sufficient material evidence to prove the involvement of Dileep in the crime.
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Mumbai: MMRDA officer asks junior to sit on lap', booked 24.7.2017 TOI: Cities
A senior officer of MMRDA, the regional development agency , has been booked for allegedly sexually harassing a junior colleague.The police said that the accused, Milind Patil (37), a senior town planning officer, had once made the woman sit on his lap, kissed her on another occasion and often used to pass obscene comments and wolfwhistle at her in their office at Bandra. Patil, who is married, has not yet been arrested.
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Marked fall in dowry harassment petitions 24.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Experts say the Supreme Court’s disapproval of ‘automatic’ arrests has rendered the relevant Act weak
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'Sensitise juniors in sexual offence cases' 24.7.2017 DNA: India
A city court has asked senior Delhi Police officers to sensitise their junior officers on how to deal with sexual assault cases, and to stick to the High Court directives while dealing with such cases. Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra passed the directive while slamming the police for not complying with its order to assess the threat perception and provide security to an alleged rape victim, who is now missing. "It is very strange that in a case where the court has ordered to assess threat perception and provide security to the complainant or rape victim, she is now missing," the court stated, adding that the officials had given a "deaf ear" to its order. It also asked the Delhi Commissioner of Police to look into the matter and submit a report in this regard by July 31. "The DCP also directed cops to sensitise the officers to deal with cases of sexual assault with prudence," it said. This happened during a hearing of a complaint filed by a rape victim who tried to withdraw her complaint after ...
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Trafficked, beaten, abused: life of a Nigerian house girl 24.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
NIGERIA-TRAFFICKING/CHILDREN (FEATURE):FEATURE-Trafficked, beaten, abused: life of a Nigerian house girl
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After Iraq and Afghanistan, India witnessed highest terror attacks: Report 24.7.2017 News
Terror attacks in India led to 0.4 deaths per attack in 2016, compared to 2.4 per attack worldwide
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Jewar gang-rape case: four suspects held after gunfight 24.7.2017 Hindu: Delhi
In drastic shift from earlier stance, cops now say there’s evidence of sexual assault
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Bengaluru Declaration calls for reservation in private sector 23.7.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Bringing a law to curb caste, gender and religious discrimination at workplace on the lines of the Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act was among hundreds of recommendations made in the Bengaluru Declaration that was released by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday. The declaration, a set of recommendations, made at the concluding session of an international conference on BRAmbedkar here calls upon all progressive forces across party lines in the country to adopt and work for implementation of the recommendations to realise Dr BR Ambedkar's dream of an equitable, just and egalitarian society. Though there were no explicit political references, the tone of the declaration made it clear that it was aimed at the BJP-led Central government. With the recommendations, the state government takes forward its political and ideological goals that focus on Dalits. The recommendations include major reforms to strengthen democratic institutions, including state funding of election to curb black money, ...
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14-yr-old girl murdered at home, police suspect rape 23.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Police may seek custody of Vincent 23.7.2017 Hindu: Home
The police may submit an application on Monday to seek custody of Kovalam MLA M. Vincent, who was arrested for the alleged rape of a homemaker. The legislator, who is remanded in judicial custody, is ...
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MP youth forced to eat excreta for 'harassing' girl 23.7.2017 Zee News : States
The incident took place in the Shivpuri area of the state. According to ANI, the youth was allegedly thrashed and forced to eat excreta on July 16.
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Muslim woman assaulted, hijab pulled off in UK 23.7.2017 Hindu: News
A Muslim woman’s hijab was pulled off allegedly by a man in a vicious assault in London, amid a spike in hate crime incidents following a series of terror attacks by Islamists in the UK.Aniso Abdulka...
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Hate attack in London: Muslim woman assaulted, hijab pulled off at Baker Street station 23.7.2017 India Today| Must Read
The woman alleged that a man tried to forcefully pull off her hijab, and hit her when she tried to resist the attempt.
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Madhya Pradesh: Youth forced to eat shit for harassing girl, police say it is 'nothing' 23.7.2017 India Today| Must Read
The girl's family accused the youth of harassing her.
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Congress suspends rape accused Kerala MLA M Vincent from party post 23.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
The Congress rejected the demand of the ruling CPM-led LDF for the resignation of Vincent and said there was no need for it now. Meanwhile, the CPM rubbished the Congress charges that political conspiracy was behind the arrest of Vincent and said the government initiated steps as per the law.
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Charge-sheet filed, more trouble in store for Gayatri Prajapati 23.7.2017 TOI: Cities
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Muslim woman assaulted, hijab pulled off in UK 23.7.2017 deccanherald.com
A Muslim womans hijab was pulled off allegedly by a man in a vicious assault in London, amid a spike in hate crime incidents following a series of terror attacks by Islamists in the UK. Aniso Abdulkadir was waiting for a tube at Baker Street station on July 16 when she says the man grabbed her headscarf before lashing out with his fists and pinning one of her friends up against a wall, the BBC reported. "This man at Baker Street station forcefully attempted to pull my hijab off and when I instinctively grabbed ahold of my scarf he hit me," Abdulkadir tweeted and posted a picture of the man who allegedly attacked her. "He proceeded to verbally abuse my friends and I, pinning one of them against the wall and spitting in her face," the tweet read. Abdulkadir added that a woman who was present was also threatening and verbally abusive, the report said. A British Transport Police spokesman said it was being investigated as a hate crime. "Behaviour like this is totally unacceptable and will not be ...
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Mother of abused three-year-old arrested for collusion 23.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The mother of the three-year-old girl, who died in a hospital here after being repeatedly sexually and physically abused, including being pierced with needles, has been arrested for allegedly helping in the crime, police said on Sunday.
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Harmanpreet Kaur in to the attack for India.Bowls around the wicket and gives just three singles to start her spell.ENG - 91/3 from 23 overs. 23.7.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Harmanpreet Kaur in to the attack for India. Bowls around the wicket and gives just three singles to start her spell. ENG - 91/3 from 23 overs. Select Live Blog:  LIVE | WWC Final: Sarah Taylor and Natalie Sciver help England consolidate in middle overs Live Blog Date:  Sunday, 23 July 2017 - 4:33pm Short ...
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