violence against women
More outrage followed after a member of India's National Commission for Women blamed the deceased for the crime.
The arrests of the director of courtroom drama along with an actor who played a cop, is the latest in the country’s ongoing “war against pornography”.
The new anti-rape ordinance comes after months of nationwide outrage over a brutal gang rape and subsequent victim-shaming of a woman in Lahore.
“If women were given justice the proper way, we wouldn’t be here.”
On average, nearly 90 rapes are reported in the country every day. Activists say that data on crimes against women is often the tip of the iceberg.
In the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, a man ripped open his pregnant wife’s belly to find out if it was a boy.
Coleman, who has admitted to blackmailing a girl for nudes, allegedly told his now-ex to kill herself last year.
Police are still looking for a third suspect in the vicious attack that went viral after one of the victims posted video footage.
“He got one of my nudes... and told me if I didn’t send him more he would [send] it to all of my friends and family,” one of Aaron Coleman's victims says.
In the latest case in India, a man was shot in the head after he filed a complaint against the killer for sexually harassing his niece.
Waziran Chhacchar’s death sparked outrage over a tradition, widespread in rural Pakistan and Afghanistan, that is known to use women as potential objects of revenge.
Police in Bihar had made the 22-year-old repeatedly describe her ordeal, then leaked her identity to the neighbourhood. No wonder she was mad.