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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US Criminal Code needs trimming, advise Legal Experts

The federal criminal code has grown so large it ensnares everyday citizens who have no idea they are violating the law, a bipartisan group of legal experts told a House panel Tuesday.

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Govt determined to empower women: Gilani

Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said the government is determined to implement the vision of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto for empowerment of women.

Speaking on the occasion of 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day here on Tuesday, Prime Minister Gilani said the present democratic government is fully cognizant of the existing issues and problems being . . . → Read More: Govt determined to empower women: Gilani