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Bikram Yoga founder denies sexual assault allegations by six students including B.C. woman

Surrey woman Jill Lawler is among six women who have filed sexual assault complaints against Bikram Choudhury, the founder... (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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British man convicted for raping prostitute after DNA linked to crime scene samples

Hardeep Sandhu, 39, was found guilty by a jury of rape and injuring with the intention of committing grievous bodily harm... (more...)

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Modi concerned about rape, attacks on churches as Indian Christians say they feel vulnerable

An Indian Christian woman Josephine Michael Kinny talks with her granddaughter at her residence in Mumbai, India, Tuesday,... (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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‘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...)

India Rape Documentary

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...)

Banned India rape documentary

Hollywood stars leads candlelight vigil at Indian rape documentary premiere in U.S.

Actress Meryl Streep arrives for the premiere of the film “India’s Daughter” at Baruch College in New York,... (more...)

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German professor apologizes for denying Indian student’s application because of his country’s ‘rape problem’

(FILES) In this photograph taken on September 13, 2013 Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape... (more...)

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