Rape

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Europe

Indian rapes and German rapes: a tale of Neo-Imperialism

We have talked about the unethical ways of the documentary – India’s Daughter – made about the Indian girl who was raped brutally in a moving bus.  All sane and normal policies of depiction of death and rape in Europe in general and in particular in UK were jettisoned!  Why was

19 Mar 15 6 min read
Women

New Sexual Assault Law: Without Consent, Sex is Rape

The new Sexual Assault law is being criticized in a lot of areas, but some of its provisions may bring cheer for women.  It puts the decision for sex being consensual on the victim squarely.  If the victim  says it was not consensual, it wasn’t. > On consent for sex,

05 Feb 13 1 min read
India

“Mohammad the Intestine-Ripper” (Delhi Gangrape) should be given Jail for Life: Can’t let this animal loose on streets of India!

In the recent Delhi Gangrape case, there were 6 rapists: Ram Singh, the bus driver, and his brother, Mukesh Singh,  Vinay Sharma, an assistant gym instructor, Pawan Gupta, a fruit seller, an unemployed youth Akshay Thakur and Raj Mohammad [http://www.rediff.com/news/report/juvenile-gang-rapists-mother-he-is-dead-for-me/20130201.htm] supposedly a

01 Feb 13 5 min read
Sciences

Does Social Media Encourage Violent Teen Behavior?

Just as India is reeling in the aftermath of the mindless Gangrape of the Delhi Braveheart; US is too going through a similar heart-burn and contemplation of its own societal situation after the Steubenville gang rape incident.  This is some of the information on the rape case. (Also read Lessons

16 Jan 13 2 min read
India

Delhi Gangrape: What Should Boys Be Taught About Rape?

Here is an interesting discussion on what the boys should be taught about rape. Akhil Sharma discusses the whole issue of how boys are brought up and what messages are they getting.. specifically with respect to sex and rape .. and women in particular. > Much of this conversation has focused on

15 Jan 13 2 min read
India

Woman Gangraped, Killed and Hung from a Tree in Bihar

I know a lot has been written about rape and rape cases.  Jyoti’s rape itself was a demonstration of mind-numbing inhuman traits… Worse than animals.  Now, this another one – close on heels of so many others, is equally baffling.  Do we not have human beings living in India anymore?

14 Jan 13 2 min read
India

Yet another Bus Gang rape – in Punjab – and victim dumped

It is as if the collective male consciousness has just become mind-numbingly criminal in India.  Close on the heels of the death of Jyoti Singh Pandey, the Delhi Gang rape victim, come another gang rape, which can bring the images of Delhi’s nightmare back. The victim had boarded the

13 Jan 13 2 min read
India

Indian Politicians have their own Rape Problems

Indian politicians are most ill-equipped to solve India’s Rape problem or even the crime issues.  As a report [http://adrindia.org/content/crimes-against-women-including-rape-cases-declared-mps-mlas-and-candidates] by the Association for Democratic Reforms [http://adrindia.org/content/crimes-against-women-including-rape-cases-declared-mps-mlas-and-candidates] (an affiliate of the Indian Institute of Management) lists – there are numerous of them in

04 Jan 13 2 min read
India

Rape Map of India: Insightful, Indicative and Useful

The following “Rape Map of India” is very interesting.  In 2011, a total of 24,206 rape cases were registered in India, as per the National Crime Records Bureau.  The map gives the distribution of the cases.  Obviously, reporting of rape cases in India is not the same as reporting

04 Jan 13 2 min read
India

Rapelay: Japanese Anime “Rape Game” and our sick society

RapeLay is a “Rape Video Game”, where the protagonist has the option and the opportunity to rape 3 women – Mother and three daughters.   When a society is full of such “training methods” to create Rapists, where can one hope to start to forge any normalcy? Although this video game is

29 Dec 12 4 min read
India

Indictment of Crime or Resignation by the Justice?

A Kerala High court judge had an interesting observation on the society around him: > “Sex with young girls had become the luxury of the rich and the hunt for virgins had gained momentum. This may be because of fear of AIDS,” So spake Justice K T Shankaran, in a case

01 Aug 11 1 min read

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