A year-old businessman was stabbed to death allegedly by four people when he confronted them for harassing his daughter in Delhi's Moti Nagar area on Saturday night. The victim's family members claimed that passersby remained apathetic through it all, shooting the incident on their mobile phones instead of trying to help him. A minor girl has alleged that she was sexually harassed by a teacher in west Delhi's Naraina, police said today. Delhi Police has announced a reward for information about the unidentified man who was seen masturbating next to a Delhi University DU student in a bus last week, said a senior officer today. Sexual harassment that thousands of women face in public places has been captured in its most graphic and disgusting form by a Delhi University student who filmed a man masturbating right next to her on a crowded bus.
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Never miss a great news story! Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now. The highest number of complaints have been received from Maharashtra 33 , followed by Delhi Sexual harassment case: Complainant testifies against RK Pachauri.
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Violence against women in India refers to physical or sexual violence committed against Indian women, typically by a man. Common forms of violence against women in India include acts such as domestic abuse , sexual assault , and murder. In order to be considered violence against women, the act must be committed solely because the victim is female. Most typically, these acts are committed by men as a result of the long-standing gender inequalities present in the country. Violence against women in India is actually more present than it may appear at first glance, as many expressions of violence are not considered crimes, or may otherwise go unreported or undocumented due to certain Indian cultural values and beliefs.
New web and phone apps in India are helping women stay safe in public spaces by making it easier for them to report harassment and get help, developers say. Safety is the biggest concern for women using public and private transport, according to a Thomson Reuters Foundation survey released Thursday, as improving city access for women becomes a major focus globally. Indian government data shows reported cases of crime against women rose by more than 80 percent between and The incident spurred Supreet Singh of charity Red Dot Foundation to create the SafeCity app that encourages women across 11 Indian cities to report harassment and flag hotspots. The aim is to take the spotlight off the victim and focus on the areas where crimes are committed so action can be taken.