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Online Abuse Of Women Thrives As Twitter Fails To Respect Women’s Rights: Amnesty International India

Micro blogging site Twitter's  recent claim to “stand with women around the world” rings hollow in light of the multi-billion-dollar social media platform’s longstanding failure

Acid attack on woman at Jalandhar: Where is Harsimrat Badal, asks AAP leader

Condemning the acid attack on a woman here, Head of the Women Wing of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Professor Baljinder Kaur today said that Law & Order situation in the state has stooped so law that women have been taken as soft target by anti-social elements and Government has proved failed on women safety.

Now gang-rape in Moga; 24 years old woman abducted, gang-raped repeatedly

Moga is in the eye to storm again. Just few days after the government ‘managed’ the anger over Moga Orbit Bus molestation case, another case has surfaced where a 24-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by six persons.

India: Six years old girl abused by teacher in Indiranagar Cambridge School in Bangalore

Bangalore, India: Another Bangalore schools is in news and again for a wrongful reason. Another shameful incident of child abuse is reported from a Bangalore school. The abused is none else but a teacher. A six year old girl was sexually assaulted twice by a teacher at The Indiranagar Cambridge School in Bangalore. It’s fifth such incident reported from City schools since July 2014.

India: Two tribal girls raped in Agartala (Tripura)

Agartala, Tripura: India has alarming rate of crimes against women. As per reports two minor tribal girls were raped at Daishyaramchowdhurypara, a remote tribal hamlet in Tripura's Dhalai district.

Comrade Balwinder Singh Bhikhiwind booked for rape; He was ‘honored’ by Indian President for role against Sikh movement

Tarn Taran, Punjab (September 8, 2014): According to media reports "Balwinder Singh Bhikhiwind, who was presented a gallantry award by the Indian President, has been booked on the charge of rape".

India: 6 years old raped in Bangalore’s Vibgyor school; Mgt. says not responsible for children’s safety in campus

Bangalore, India (July 17, 2014): A gruesome news has been coming from Bangalore as a six-year-old girl being sexually assaulted on school premises by outsiders. The incident has come into light barely six months ago, a pre-schooler was sexually molested by a school bus driver. “Lured by the appealing facilities that are offered, parents have failed to see the danger that lurks in this elite school, Vibgyor High, located in Bangalore’s Marathahalli, which has put child safety last by permitting outsiders onto the school premises” DNA report reads. According to DNA, the school in question school says that it was not responsible for children's safety. Known for being one of the premier chain of international schools, Vibgyor High has rapidly expanded across the city, offering education along with attractive facilities like swimming pools, gyms, and indoor games studios to name a few. The six-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a fitness instructor and an unidentified man in the school’s gym on two separate days. The parents of the victim have filed a police complaint and are waiting for suitable action to be taken against the miscreants. However, Rustom Kerawalla, founder-chairman, Vibgyor High, has failed to even respond to the protests which were staged by the parents in front of the school. Meanwhile, the Women and Child Development (WCD) department has slapped a case against Vibgyor High as per the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 (POSCO). An instruction has been sent from the Department of Primary and Secondary Education to the school, seeking immediate response from the management. Meanwhile, D Shashi Kumar, director, Blossoms School, issued a strange statement saying that such incidents were inevitably bound to occur on campus as nobody could know the minds and the intentions of offenders who harm and assault the children.

United Nations (UN) Human Rights Chief to speak out on caste-based rape and violence

According to a press release sent to the Sikh Siyasat News by International Dalit Solidarity Network (IDSN), [o]n Tuesday 17th June the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navi Pillay, will give the opening statement at a side-event on caste-based violence against women, at the UN Human Rights Council. The event comes following a series of brutal rape cases against Dalit women and the rape and hanging of two teenage cousins in India.