Search Results for Tag: Murali Krishnan
Children Living on Railway Stations
Deepa (who only has one name) is sitting desolate in the corner of the busy Thane railway station in Mumbai. She looks exhausted, weary and frightened after a long train journey that lasted 8 hours …
Date18.01.2019 | 15:00
Tagschildren's rights, girls' rights, India, mumbai, Murali Krishnan, pornography, railway station, sexual abuse
Stigma of tiger attacks haunts Sundarbans widows
Karuna Mondal, 51, of the village of Hiranmoypur in the Sundarbans clearly remembers the day her husband ventured out in the morning for a fishing trip with some other men. That was seven years ago.
Date24.02.2018 | 15:43
Why many Indians prefer sons over daughters
Despite numerous campaigns and popular slogans over the years, the fondness for sons remains strong among Indian parents. Many of them continue to see boys as an investment and girls a liability.
Date03.02.2018 | 9:09
Tags'Beti Bacchao, All India Womens' Progressive Association, Beti Padhao', daughters, Discrimination, HAQ Centre for Child Rights, haryana, India, Kavita Krishnan, Murali Krishnan, New Delhi
Why are Indian authorities failing to protect women?
A recent series of gruesome rapes and murders has sparked outrage in northern India. The incidents are the latest for a region with a grim history of violence against women. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
Date19.01.2018 | 15:28
Tags#actofviolence, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, gang rape, haryana, India, Murali Krishnan, Narendra Modi, Punjab, rape
On a mission to make Mumbai local trains and stations harassment-free
In public transport, women fall prey to hooliganism and harassment almost every single day. Almost every woman in India’s commercial capital Mumbai who has travelled by the local train will have a horror story to tell about being harassed sexually or verbally. Dipesh Tank, 33, an activist, is on a mission to make Mumbai local trains and stations harassment-free for commuters.
Date22.12.2017 | 14:32
TagsDipesh Tank, mumbai, Murali Krishnan, public transport, sexual harassment, War Against Railway Rowdies
Road to empowerment for muslim girls and women
Empowerment for Muslim women in India is still some distance away. Many are denied an education and forced into early marriages. But a recent Supreme Court ruling banning unilateral divorce could be the harbinger of better things to come.
Date28.10.2017 | 15:45
Horrific cases exemplify India’s grotesque rape problem
The brutality of a recent rape and murder has drawn attention to an alarming rise of sexual violence in India. Activists say the surge is part of a deeper social dysfunction. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
Date17.05.2017 | 11:45
Tagsgang rape, India, Jyoti Singh, Murali Krishnan, National Commission for Women, rape, Violence against women