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Another day, another woman being unnecessarily slut-shamed. Tyler Newman went to his local apartment complex swimming pool last Tuesday with his fiancé, Tori Jenkins, and within three minutes,...
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Such Incidents Happen On New Year's Eve And Christmas, he had said.
"We will file a response to clarify the same."
The two got involved in a relationship and the shooter promised to marry her.
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The incident occurred on Monday night when the victim and her husband were searching for an accommodation.
Yet another woman is alleging that she witnessed inappropriate sexual advances by Donald Trump, now the Republican nominee for president. Lisa Boyne, a health food business entrepreneur, described a d...
That's it, that's the last straw," said most Americans on hearing Donald Trump brag about repeated sexual assault. Trump aspiring to be the highest office of the nation is heard on a videotape obtaine...
"You know I'm automatically attracted to beautiful [women]. I just start kissing them. It's like a magnet. Just kiss. I don't even wait," Donald Trump can be heard saying to "Access Hollywood" host Bi...
On 30 July 2016, a special fast track court delivered its judgment in State v Mahmood Farooqui. The following weeks have witnessed the emergence of a carefully constructed narrative of “one of us” at the receiving end of harsh rape laws for a crime he did not “quite” commit. It has been argued that forced oral sex is less grave than penile sex. It has also been argued that rape by a known person is less grave than rape by a stranger. Such distinctions are best avoided.
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People who have been defending Mahesh Sharma's recent comments as merely “cautionary advice” are missing the point. When a Union Minister suggests that tourists should refrain from wearing skirts for their own safety, it sends a dangerous message -- that the onus of not being sexually assaulted lies on the shoulders of the victim.
Proving yet again that she’s not one to bow down to the unwritten diktats of Bollywood, Kangana Ranaut, at an event held Wednesday evening in Mumbai, said what no other leading actress has said yet. W...
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Much has been written and said about the Stanford sexual assault case, in which the attacker got off with a light sentence. What stood out in this whole incident, however, was the grit of the girl. The fact that she decided to let her ordeal be known to the public via a powerful letter. That she had the support of her family and society in doing so.
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The Nirbhaya case was a pivotal moment in the continuing evolution of Indian society. The only positive thing that has come out of this tragedy is that sexual violence, which is actually a global issue, took centre stage in Indian public discourse.
What golden bird? The one that is all grey, with her feathers mercilessly pulled out leaving behind trails upon trails of dried blood covered by sands of time? Or the one we attempt to keep polished for the rest of the world to see? The wings of that bird hide within their folds, screams and wails, and an ever-increasing scroll of statistics.