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Seven-month pregnant woman killed as husband pressed her stomach to force foetus out: Punjab police

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Meet Deka, The BJP MLA From Assam Who Faced Shocking Sexism On Her Electoral Victory

Meet Deka, The BJP MLA From Assam Who Faced Shocking Sexism On Her Electoral Victory | Women in India | Scoop.it
For BJP MLA Angoorlata Deka, the development of Batadroba, Assam, is her primary focus and agenda at the moment and she won't let sexism stop her.
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Salman Khan Compared Himself To A “Raped Woman” Because He's A Nationally Revered Dumbfuck

Salman Khan Compared Himself To A “Raped Woman” Because He's A Nationally Revered Dumbfuck | Women in India | Scoop.it
Can you not?..
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Most Heroines Might Be Secretly Rooting for Kangana: Raveena Tandon on the ‘Power Men’ of Bollywood

Most Heroines Might Be Secretly Rooting for Kangana: Raveena Tandon on the ‘Power Men’ of Bollywood | Women in India | Scoop.it
The actor’s blog is refreshingly honest.
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This Hindu-Muslim Couple Eloped And Had A STUNNING Wedding With Zero Disapproving Elders

This Hindu-Muslim Couple Eloped And Had A STUNNING Wedding With Zero Disapproving Elders | Women in India | Scoop.it
"We tried for 3 years to convince [our parents], and finally decided that life has to move on."..
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“R**di TV ki R**d Anchor...”: Barkha Dutt, Trolls & Sexual Slurs

“R**di TV ki R**d Anchor...”: Barkha Dutt, Trolls & Sexual Slurs | Women in India | Scoop.it
The trolls have come out from under their bridges once again. 
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Paromita Vohra: So what?

Paromita Vohra: So what? | Women in India | Scoop.it
Kangana Ranaut has featured in this column a few times. Almost always, it was because of things people said about her on that hit TV show Happy Bitchy Insiders, yaniki Koffee With Karan
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In conservative India, a startup is helping unmarried couples find a room

In conservative India, a startup is helping unmarried couples find a room | Women in India | Scoop.it
An entrepreneur has come to the rescue of unmarried couples in Delhi and Mumbai. Young couples looking for some privacy in conservative India are often vulnerable to physical attacks by the police and self-appointed guardians of "Indian culture." Vigilante groups have assaulted lovers in parks, beaches, and pubs for engaging in any sort of public display o
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UP: 13-year-old Dalit girl gang raped, eyes gouged out, private parts injured using knife

UP: 13-year-old Dalit girl gang raped, eyes gouged out, private parts injured using knife | Women in India | Scoop.it
UP: 13-year-old Dalit girl gang raped, eyes gouged out, private parts injured using knife
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9 Badass Indian Women Celebs Who Defied Societal Stereotypes

9 Badass Indian Women Celebs Who Defied Societal Stereotypes | Women in India | Scoop.it
Bold and beautiful!
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Woman killed for performing last rites of her mother - The Times of India

Woman killed for performing last rites of her mother - The Times of India | Women in India | Scoop.it
A 44-year-old woman, who had performed the last rites of her mother two days ago, had to pay for her act with her life as her brother and nephew hacked her to death in Raipur district on Thursday.
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They Smile For The Camera While Raping Her. This Woman Tries To Find Them, And She Too Is Attacked

They Smile For The Camera While Raping Her. This Woman Tries To Find Them, And She Too Is Attacked | Women in India | Scoop.it
Let us not point fingers here.
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Newsd Exclusive: Jharkhand BJP chief's son marries an 11-year old - Newsd

Newsd Exclusive: Jharkhand BJP chief's son marries an 11-year old - Newsd | Women in India | Scoop.it
Jharkhand BJP chief Tala Marandi’s son Munna Marandi is allegedly wed to an 11-year old minor. The wedding is said …
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Sona Mohapatra Took A Stand Against Salman Khan & What Twitter Did To Her Proves Exactly What’s Wrong With Us

Sona Mohapatra Took A Stand Against Salman Khan & What Twitter Did To Her Proves Exactly What’s Wrong With Us | Women in India | Scoop.it
This article talks about Salman Khan comparing himself to a raped woman and Sona Mohapatra giving her opinion on it.
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Monogamy, True Allegiance to India and God's Help: Now Mandatory for CSIR Fellowships!

Monogamy, True Allegiance to India and God's Help: Now Mandatory for CSIR Fellowships! | Women in India | Scoop.it
How are such details of a researcher's personal life relevant to 'scientific' research? Why is "allegiance to India" and "help of God" essential for accessing one's scholarship? Also, one wonders who is to be the "competent authority" on such matters?
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If You're A Bollywood Star About To Make A Statement On Feminism, Click Here First

If You're A Bollywood Star About To Make A Statement On Feminism, Click Here First | Women in India | Scoop.it
I just need 30 seconds of you
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Lisa Haydon’s Ignorant Take on Feminism Just Cost Her Thousands of Fans

Lisa Haydon’s Ignorant Take on Feminism Just Cost Her Thousands of Fans | Women in India | Scoop.it
And this is after she does Queen.
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16 South Asian Artists Who Are Smashing Western Beauty Stereotypes

16 South Asian Artists Who Are Smashing Western Beauty Stereotypes | Women in India | Scoop.it
Share if you're a little hairy, sometimes chubby, not "Fair & Lovely" – and happy a
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Not So Funny, Mrs. Funnybones

Not So Funny, Mrs. Funnybones | Women in India | Scoop.it
I’ve been suffering from a serious case of writer’s block for the last few weeks- every time I sat down to write a new post I’d give up after a few minutes because I didn’t feel like I had anything...
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After Watching This Disgusting News Video, I Am Ashamed Of Being An Assamese

After Watching This Disgusting News Video, I Am Ashamed Of Being An Assamese | Women in India | Scoop.it
Responsible reporting?
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Outlook Has Some Major Damage Control To Do For Blatantly Sexist Article On Woman IAS Officer

Outlook Has Some Major Damage Control To Do For Blatantly Sexist Article On Woman IAS Officer | Women in India | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI — A woman IAS officer, one of the youngest to have cracked the tough civil services exam in 2001, has sent a legal notice to a weekly news magazine for a blatantly sexist article that
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1971 Rapes: Bangladesh cannot hide History - SocioPool

1971 Rapes: Bangladesh cannot hide History - SocioPool | Women in India | Scoop.it
The post- Liberation War generation of Bangladesh know stories from 1971 all too well. Our families are framed and bound by the history of this war. What Bangladeshi family has not been touched by the passion, famine, murders and blood that gave birth to a new nation as it seceded from Pakistan? Bangladesh was one ...
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Kamalika Das’s Cousin Smita Sharma Recounts the Seventeen-Year-Old’s Fight For Justice

Kamalika Das’s Cousin Smita Sharma Recounts the Seventeen-Year-Old’s Fight For Justice | Women in India | Scoop.it
The past two months that followed the demise of my younger cousin Kamalika Das, on 20 January 2015, have been one of the most difficult times of my life. It was not that I had not encountered death be
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