Search Results for Tag: rape
Date06.02.2017 | 10:36
TagsAbuse, Chhaupadi pratha, Discrimination, girls, menstruation, nepal, period, rape, tradition, women
An incident of “mass molestation” on New Year’s Eve in Bangalore has put an ugly spotlight back on sexual assault against women in India. But some officials insist on blaming victims and western values.
Date10.01.2017 | 12:14
TagsBangalore, India, National Commision for Women, New Year's Eve, rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Supreme Court, women, women's rights
There was a time sexual harassment at work was an issue shrouded under a veil of shame. Women who were at the receiving end of unwanted sexual attention either from peers or superiors did not report it for fear of ridicule. In case they raised a voice against it, their employment could be terminated. Sexual harassment at work is one of the leading causes of attrition for women at work.
Date07.06.2016 | 10:50
TagsElsa Mathews, empowering women, India, R K Pauchari, rape, sexual harassment, Tarun Tejpal, Tehelka, TERI, Vishaka Guidelines, women at work, women's rights
The narrative of sex in India tends to have got stuck on the issues of violence, rape and harassment. This is not surprising considering that India is a country in which a majority of the women face sexual violence on a daily basis.
Date24.03.2016 | 15:03
TagsAgents of Ishq, Elsa Mathews, gang rape, mass rape, mumbai, Parodevi Pictures, Paromita Vohra, rape, sex assault, sex education, taboo, violence, women's rights
A few months ago some women from Islamabad (Pakistan) organized a conference to raise awareness about rape and sexual assault. This conference was organized in one of the universities in Islamabad by the collaboration of “Gender And Woman Studies” department professionals. People from different walks of life attended the conference including politicians, teachers, students and social workers. The basic purpose of this conference was to raise awareness about the rape and harassment.
Date17.02.2016 | 12:19
Tags"Why we are so", “HUM AISY KYUN HEN”, #empowerwomen, empowering girls, empowering women, Gender and Woman Studies, gender stereotypes, harassment, Pakistan, rape, Roheena Sajid, sexual assault, women's rights