“I was assaulted, harassed. It wasn’t isolated”. – Reese Witherspoon
Sister Jesme says that earlier this morning she called Sr Lucy and instructed her to beware of poison and medicines that might degrade her mental health.
A controversial ‘Marry-your-rapist’ bill will be introduced by lawmakers in Turkey in the Parliament by the end of this month.
Shiori Ito, a journalist from Japan, just won a rape case. She accused Noriyuki Yamaguchi, a high-profile TV reporter, for allegedly raping her in 2015.
“My map is a free space for women to share their experience of sexual harassment in specific locations that have taken place.” -Nupur Patny
Research shows that 57 percent of boys and 53 percent of girls aged 15-19 believe that wife-beating is acceptable. One can only imagine how widespread this is in homes, that children find wife-beating acceptable and even regular.
While violence denies women the right to survival, well- being and development, the fact is that most violence goes unreported because it occurs within the most intimate and trusted relationships.
The girl was on her way to the court in UP’s Shahjahanpur for the hearing on her petition for pre-arrest bail when a large contingent of UP police comprising of the SIT stopped her car.
Positive reinforcement does seem like a good strategy, something which needs to be explored by researchers, especially in context of Indian society and values. But is deification of women the correct way to proceed?
According to Maharashtra State Commission for Women chairperson Vijaya Rahatkar, Tanushree Dutta has failed to appear before the commission to provide more information regarding her allegations of sexual harassment against actor Nana Patekar.
Incidences of violence in which husbands have allegedly killed their wives over social media usage, tell us the same old tale of male entitlement, toxic masculinity and stereotyping which we are yet to tackle effectively.
The crew made a video and circulated it on social media platforms, also alleging that some cops were also involved in the assault.