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A 34-year-old woman at Moga civil hospital in Ludhiana. The woman and her daughter were allegedly molested and thrown off a bus. (JS Grewal/HT Photo)

Girl, 13, dies after being thrown from speeding bus by molesters

A 34-year-old woman at Moga civil hospital in Ludhiana. The woman and her daughter were allegedly molested and thrown off... (more...)

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‘India’s Daughter': Delhi gang rape convict urges court to prosecute documentary filmmaker

Leslee Udwin (R), director of the documentary ‘India’s Daughter’, gestures during a press conference in... (more...)

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Do we treat our daughters right? Here are 8 videos against sexual violence that went viral

Mumbai’s Pankhuri Awasthi and Uppekha Jain uploaded a YouTube rap about sexual violence in India, which has has taken... (more...)

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Indian police arrest 2 suspects in gang rape case of elderly nun

Mohammad Salim Shaikh, one of the two suspects arrested by police in the gang rape of an elderly nun in in a missionary school... (more...)

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#RapAgainstRape: Video of two Indian women rapping about sexual violence goes viral

Mumbai’s Pankhuri Awasthi and Uppekha Jain uploaded a YouTube rap about sexual violence in India, which has has taken... (more...)

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Bandits gang rape nun who tried to stop them from robbing school in eastern India

Students of Convent of Jesus and Mary School participate in a protest against the gang rape of a nun in her 70s by a group... (more...)

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Indian businessman responds to India’s Daughter with his own documentary on rape in Britain

United Kingdom’s Daughters highlights the rape problem in the UK with statistics and two BBC videos on sexual violence VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Peeking into the secret sex lives of Indian women

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‘India’s Daughter’ doesn’t defame India: Farhan Akhtar

Bollywood actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar. AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai – After veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar... (more...)

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Suresh Kurl: Jyoti Singh, India’s daughter

Activists hang and burn an effigy of Mukesh Singh, one among the four men convicted and sentenced to death for the 2012 rape... (more...)

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CBC to air controversial documentary about Indian gang rape

Leslee Udwin (R), director of the documentary ‘India’s Daughter’, gestures during a press conference in... (more...)

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YouTube blocks access to BBC documentary ‘India’s Daughter’, Indian government serves legal notice

Indian government issues notice to BBC for airing Delhi rape documentary, YouTube blocks access to the film. YouTube screenshot... (more...)

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