Rape in simple terms is subjecting someone to sexual assault without their consent. Any sexual act which is carried out by intimidation through physical force or coercion, abuse of authority or with a person incapable of consent is considered rape. The definition of rape varies from country to country depending on its various laws.
- Maleeva Rebello
September 11, 2013 at 04:36pm
An analysis of UN study on violence against women.
September 10, 2013 at 03:46pm
Post the Dec 16 Delhi gang rape incident, women are feeling insecure about their security.
September 03, 2013 at 03:24pm
Sending juveniles to three-year terms in reformatories after having committed grievous offences undermines the sense of justice that victims seek.
- Gargi Gupta
September 02, 2013 at 02:43pm
Rape victims have a tough life after the media hoopla fades. Read more about how it affects them.
- Shalini Rawla
September 02, 2013 at 11:43am
An editorial on the Mumbai Gang Rape.
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- Nirmalya Dutta
August 30, 2013 at 12:25pm
Did her provocative moves drive men around the country so wild that they were forced to sexually assault women?
- Nirmalya Dutta
August 25, 2013 at 11:40am
Is it time to change our juvenile laws which protects minors even when they commit heinous crimes like rape and murder?
- Vijay Raghavan
August 24, 2013 at 04:42pm
The crimes against women in India have been rising. Vijay Raghavan takes a deeper look.
July 26, 2013 at 11:55am
From jumping off a moving train to scaling the gate of a highrise complex, women here are being compelled to take perilous steps to save themselves
- India.com Health
June 23, 2013 at 01:24pm
The World Health Organization has found that physical or sexual violence affect more than one third of all women globally! The report, Global and
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