User: campaigns Topic: Attacks on Women
Category: Bangalore
Last updated: Jan 21 2020 19:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Tampered evidence, delayed lab reports: Why forensics isn’t leading to convictions in rape cases 21.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Forensic investigation should ideally provide clinching evidence in rape cases. Then why are conviction rates so low?
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Three pointers to ensure speedy justice in sexual assault cases 18.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Perpetrators in rape cases often enjoy impunity, or take years to be brought to justice as in the Nirbhaya case. We need better policing and judicial systems to change this
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Time has perhaps come for a separate law for crimes against women: S T Ramesh, ex-DGP 16.1.2020 Citizen Matters
There has been much talk about gender-sensitisation of the police as well as procedural reforms vis-à-vis justice for rape survivors and other women victims of crime. S T Ramesh, former DGP and IGP of Karnataka Police, was a reformer within the force. Here are his thoughts on the subject.
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Why ‘Fast Track Courts’ have been slow to ensure justice for women and children 16.1.2020 Citizen Matters
The main intent behind the setting up of Fast Track Courts was to speed up trials and decide cases relating to serious crimes, especially against women and children. In most states, however, these have failed to achieve anything. A look at the reasons behind such failure.
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Bengaluru’s women factory workers can now do night shifts, but will it help them? 16.1.2020 Citizen Matters
As per a recent state government notification, women factory workers can now do night shifts. While the progressive move has been lauded, there are concerns that it could lead to more exploitation of workers
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Helplines for women in Bengaluru: Call for rescue, shelter, legal aid and more 15.1.2020 Citizen Matters
If a woman suffers from domestic violence or sexual violence, what options does she have? Here is a list of helplines that offer crisis intervention, shelter, medical and legal aid, and so on
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Citizenship Act protests: Students block West Bengal governor’s car at Jadavpur University 24.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Protests against the contentious citizenship law will continue, with several demonstration planned in Delhi, West Bengal and other parts of the country.
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From karate to pepper spray, sexual assaults prompt Indian women to fight back 9.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Indian karate teacher Monimala Halder took up the sport in her teens as a way to get fit. A few months ago, she and her sister used their skills to fend off two men on a motorcycle trying to grab them as they rode past.
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Factory Employers Can Now Employ Women In Night Shifts: Karnataka 20.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Karnataka government today issued a notification allowing women to work in night shifts (7 pm to 6 am) in all factories registered under the factories act.
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After Alleged Assault, Bengaluru Doctors Want Apology From Kannada Group 5.11.2019 NDTV News - South
Many doctors in Bengaluru have been on protest ever since a woman doctor at the Minto Eye Hospital was allegedlyassaulted by members of a regional group on Friday. The alleged assault, triggered by...
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Video Of Bengaluru Cop Caning 'Sexual' Offender Surfaces, Probe Ordered 13.9.2019 NDTV News - Cities
An inquiry has been initiated into a police sub-inspector flogging an alleged sexual offender with a hockey stick at a police station in the city's northern suburb, an official said on Friday.
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MJ Akbar defamation case: Priya Ramani says she spoke up against him ‘at a great personal cost’ 9.9.2019 Scroll.in
The journalist told a court in Delhi that it was important for women to come forward about sexual harassment at the workplace.
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Beaten Over "Friendship", Teenage Bengaluru Girl Killed Father: Cops 19.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 15-year-old girl has been arrested on charges of murdering her father and setting his body on fire with a friend's help in Bengaluru, Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) N Shashikumar said today....
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Bengaluru Woman Allegedly Threatened With Sexual Abuse By Uber Driver 6.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
In an incident that raises questions about the customer safety systems put in place by the ride-hailing giant Uber, a woman in Bengaluru has alleged that a driver misbehaved with her and even...
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Lynching of young Muslim entrepreneur in Manipur last year shows such acts are carefully planned 2.8.2019 Scroll.in
Khan was accused of being a thief, which fits in with the stereotype of local Manipuri Muslims.
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A Manipur Muslim family struggles to understand why a lynch mob thought their MBA-son was a thief 21.7.2019 Scroll.in
Mohamed Farooq Khan ran a small food processing unit. Why would the mob that murdered him in September 2018 believe that he would want to steal a scooter?
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On Video, Karnataka Woman Tied To Pole, Harassed For Not Repaying Loan 14.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The woman owed Rs 50,000 to some people. Unable to repay the money, she was tied to a pole in Bengaluru.
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When a crusader against acid attacks met victims for the first time in a Bengaluru hospital 14.5.2019 Scroll.in
In ‘Make Love Not Scars’, Ria Sharma recounts her entry into the corrosive world of acid attacks and how she got involved with rehabilitation of victims.
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Watch these scenes of protests across India against clean chit to CJI in sexual harassment case 11.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Demonstrators were invariably detained by the local police in cities including Delhi and Bengaluru.
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In Bengaluru, daily wage labourers are struggling to get even 10 days of work in a month 3.5.2019 Scroll.in
GST and demonetisation continue to hurt the livelihoods of workers in India’s IT hub.
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