Violence against women is a technical term used to collectively refer to violent acts that are primarily or exclusively committed against women. Similar to a hate crime, this type of violence targets a specific group with the victim's gender as a primary motive. The United Nations General Assembly defines "violence against women" as "any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life." The 1993 Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women noted that this violence could be perpetrated by assailants of either gender, family members and even the "State" itself. Worldwide governments and organizations actively work to combat violence against women through a variety of programs. A UN resolution designated November 25 as International Day for the Elimination of Violence...
Neeky Albert reported the Citizen Journalism
on Nov 26, 2013 , 02:09 pm
Girls and Ladies are not safe anywhere in India...
Five officials of the Government Railway Police were suspended late Monday for not helping a group of 93 school girls who were harassed by some youths on a train they boarded here.Railway Superintendent of Police Upender Kumar Sinha said that five more »
Being new to Gurgaon I am not acquainted with the routes and places and so to avoid getting late to work I decide to take an auto rickshaw from Iffco Chowk Metro Station. On route I realized that two guys on a bike started talking to my auto more »
Prachi Acharya and commented on the citizen journalism
on Aug 18, 2013 , 06:09 pm
Education is considered as a very important thing but at first it use to differ from gender. Boys were allowed to get educated but a girl should stay at home. Someone said true that illiteracy gives rise to superstition. Girls were not given much more »
Who said that life always has happy endings? I know you may be thinking that I being a writer am asking this question but still from this article I want to give you all a reality check. We Indians spend leisurely on Parties and pomp but never more »