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ACID ATTACKS ON WOMEN

Acid vengeance

THE SUNDAY STORY India is among a handful of countries that witness the maximum number of horrific acid attacks on women. The male pe »

Ministry, National Commission for Women in the dark

THE SUNDAY STORY In most cases, acid attacks permanently disfigure and eventually destroy the victim, both physically and psychologi »

Bereft of support, she stands alone

THE SUNDAY STORY Laws to protect women need to be strengthened and implemented in the strictest possible manner, Delhi-based girl Lax »


How India Failed Aruna Shanbaug

The life and death of Aruna Shanbaug, a comatose for over four decades after she was raped, calls for a reexamination of India's policies towards victims of rape and violence against women. In this article, Vasundhara Sirnate , throws the spotlight on state inadequacies, which, along with systemic apathy, trample upon any fight for justice for victims of rape and other forms of gender-based violence. Read more. »

The Government of India has taken a serious view of the concentration of Pakistani troops along the border between India and East Pakistan.

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