Woman photo-journalist gang raped in Mumbai

A young photojournalist was gang raped while her male colleague was tied up and beaten in India’s business hub of Mumbai, police said Friday. The case was reminiscent of the December gang rape and death of a young university student in the Indian capital that shocked the country.

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American hitchhiker gang raped in India

NEW DELHI: An American woman was gang-raped in the northern Indian resort town of Manali, police said.

Three men in a truck picked up the 30-year-old woman as she was hitchhiking to her guest house after visiting a friend, police officer Sher Singh said.

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How must a rapist be punished?

The power of protests has borne some result in India whose cabinet last week approved stricter punishments for rapists, including the death penalty should a rape victim die, following the death of a gang-rape victim in New Delhi. If approved by President Pranab Mukherjee (and then parliament within six months), the law will see the doubling . . . → Read More: How must a rapist be punished?

4 attacked with acid: Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: Two women and their two daughters were injured in acid attacks on Thursday.

A woman and her daughter suffered an acid attack in the Barana area.

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The Women of Pakistan

No society can succeed unless its womenfolk are at the forefront of its social limits and its struggle for progress

International Women’s Day is celebrated every 8th of March to recognize the importance of women in our lives and in society in general. Issues such as Women’s Rights and Women Empowerment receive a lot of . . . → Read More: The Women of Pakistan