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Queer Activist Harish Iyer Shares Heartfelt Message On LinkedIn After Centre Says Marriage Equality ‘Against Culture’

In his message on LinkedIn, Harish Iyer speaks of how Indian culture as defined currently is actually the Victorian mores by the British, and that laws should be framed to make lives of citizens better.

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A Minor In UP Was Gang-Raped: When Will This Country Be Safe?
A Minor In UP Was Gang-Raped: When Will This Country Be Safe?

A 15-year-old girl in UP was allegedly gang-raped, brutalized and strangled before being abandoned after perpetrators presumed she is dead!

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All 4 Accused Acquitted Of Gangrape In Hathras Case – Where Is the Outrage?

Only 1 of 4 in the Hathras case have been held guilty under Section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) by a UP court. All four are held not guilty of gang rape.

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It’s Alarming How Many Men Are Attacking Women For Saying NO!

Trigger Warning: This deals with graphic description of violence against women and breach of consent, and may be triggering to survivors. An attack on a woman when she refuses to marry a man seems never-ending. The only way for men to retaliate is by hitting the woman or throwing acid at her. The ultimate aim […]

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Are Abusive Men More Easily Violent To Their Partners In Live-In Relationships?
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If society, the law, and a woman's family is supportive of her in a live in relationship, the man will know that he cannot get away scot free with such violence, protecting these women to a large extent.

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25-Year-Old Domestic Violence Victim Succumbed To Burn Injuries In Chennai
25-Year-Old Woman In Chennai Commits Suicide Due To Domestic Abuse

Tamil Nadu, a 25-year-old woman succumbed to injuries due to burns in a hospital. In her dying declaration, she told the police that she was unhappy with her marriage and received no support from her parents as well.

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