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India’s abuse of women is the biggest human rights violation on Earth

Deepa Narayan India is at war with its girls and women. The planned rape of eight-year-old Asifa in a temple by several men, including a policeman who later washed the clothes she was wearing to destroy evidence, was particularly horrific. Asifa’s rape has outraged and shaken the entire country. Yet sexual abuse in India remains widespread despite tightening of rape ...

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Four held over India molestation viral video

Police in the eastern Indian state of Bihar have arrested four men for allegedly molesting a woman and uploading a video of the incident on social media. The video shows seven men attacking the woman on a public road in Jahanabad district. Police told the BBC that a manhunt had been launched to arrest the three others. They added that ...

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Drunk Indian man rapes mother-in-law in wife’s absence

A 50-year-old man has been arrested from India’s southern state of Kerala for allegedly raping his 90-year-old mother-in-law. The accused assaulted the elderly woman on March 2 afternoon after her daughter went to meet their neighbors. According to reports, the man was staying at the victim’s house since marriage. The man was drunk when he committed the crime, said police, ...

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Two Men Rape, Burn Minor in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar

A minor girl was allegedly raped by two men in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar, media reported on 8 December, Friday. When the survivor resisted and screamed for help, the two accused burnt her alive in an attempt to keep her quiet, the news channel added. The young survivor is battling life and death at a local medical college in Sagar as ...

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India 10-year-old raped girl’s baby adopted

A baby girl, delivered recently by a 10-year-old girl who was raped by two of her uncles, has been adopted. The three-month-old has been handed over to her new parents, a couple from the western state of Maharashtra, child welfare officials in Chandigarh told BBC Punjabi. The harrowing case of the 10-year-old rape victim has made headlines for weeks, both ...

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Second uncle held in 10-year-old pregnant child’s case

A second uncle of a 10-year-old Indian child who gave birth to a baby girl last month has been arrested for allegedly raping her. He is the younger brother of the uncle who was arrested earlier and charged with raping the girl, police said. Police began looking for a second suspect after forensic tests revealed that the baby’s DNA samples ...

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Three minors held for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl

Police on Saturday apprehended three minors, all aged 16, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl. The alleged crime came to light when the girl was found to be pregnant and carrying a dead foetus, police said. She told her mother that a boy in the neighbourhood, who used to stalk her, took her to his house forcibly some ten months ago ...

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Man lets 7 friends rape wife for drug money

LUDHIANA: A man who needed money to buy drugs allegedly offered his wife to seven of his friends who took turns to rape her and even clicked her nude pictures. Dakha police have booked the seven accused under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code after conducting an inquiry following a complaint by the woman in June. The woman’s husband ...

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23-year-old woman raped by Delhi cabbie

NEW DELHI: A 23-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a cab driver in his taxi early on Tuesday. The incident took place near Golden Jubilee Park at the Yamuna Khadar area in north Delhi.The driver, Chunnu Mehto (30), was arrested within hours of the crime being reported and sent to Tihar jail after being produced before a magistrate. The woman’s ...

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Indian man accused of raping 10-year-old is not her baby’s father

A DNA test revealed on Wednesday the man accused of raping a 10-year-old Indian girl, whose campaign for an abortion made international news when her pleas were denied, is not the father of her child. The girl had accused her uncle, said to be in his 40s, of raping her several times. Indian police released new DNA results, however, that ...

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