Search Results for Tag: gang rape
In the backdrop of the numerous reported cases of rapes, gang rapes and widely visible discrimination against women in India, the German author, artist and social worker Dr. Katharina Poggendorf-Kakar spoke about the India-specific form of such violent acts. Dr. Poggendorf has lived in India since 2003 and travelled extensively through India to understand the basis of such atrocities on women.
Date14.07.2015 | 10:28
Tagsatrocities on women, cast system, Dr. Katharina Poggendorf-Kakar, gang rape, India, India's Daughter, Nirbhaya, rape, women's rights, womensrights
An email to an Indian student from a German professor rejecting his application because of the ‘rape problem’ in India has gone viral. While many people criticized the attitude of the professor, some focused on a different aspect of the problem.
Date11.03.2015 | 17:15
In 2012 an Indian student was violently raped on a moving bus in Delhi and died of horrific internal injuries. Leslee Udwin spoke to one of the rapists on death row while spending two years making a documentary about the case, “India’s Daughter”. But now the Indian government has banned the broadcast of the film. Read also other women’s news that made it to the headlines.
Date04.03.2015 | 10:44
Tagsabortion, gang rape, India, India's Daughter, Indonesian maid, jihadi brides, Leslee Udwin, rape, Richard III, Transgender
The brutal gang rape of a 5 year old girl in Lahore has left Pakistan in a state of shock and dismay. Crimes against women are not uncommon in Pakistan but such a heinous crime against a helpless child raised serious questions about the way the country treats its women and children.
Date19.09.2013 | 1:00
Indian author Sushmita Banerjee falls prey to an alleged Taliban attack, a Sudanese woman risks flogging to protest an anti-Taliban law, Coca Cola will empower five million women entrepreneurs by 2020 and Pakistan sees an increase in several forms of extreme violence against women. Read more to find about the latest in women’s news.
Date09.09.2013 | 13:10
TagsChina, gang rape, Iranian women, Pakistan, rape, Somalia, Somalian women, Violance against women, women
A large proportion of working women in Pakistan find it tough to juggle between values at home and at work, women head only 12% of the largest NGOs in the US and 27% in the UK, Pashtun poetry has long been a form of rebellion for Afghan women and the gang rape of a woman journalist in India’s financial capital has triggered street protests. Read more to find out about women in the news.
Date29.08.2013 | 8:47
Sunday night’s episode of a 23-year-old medical student being brutally gang-raped inside a moving bus in India’s capital, New Delhi, has shocked everybody. Our blogger Debarati Mukherjee got in touch with few women residing in Delhi and asked them how safe they felt in the capital.
Date19.12.2012 | 10:17