Afrah Rasheed

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In Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party Legislator Blames Women for Rape

<b>Hamirpur (UP)::</b><p>A lawmaker of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh has said women were as much responsible for rapes, drawing strong …

She Showed a Horror Movie to High Schoolers And Now She’s Going to Jail

Substitute teacher Sheila Kearns did a very stupid thing when she showed a horror movie to a Columbus, Ohio high school class. But she doesn’t …

Wishing away India’s culture of rape

In an interview shortly after the release of his book , Truman Capote said of the motives of one of the two killers whose stories the book told: “I …

The Rise Of Female Billionaires And A New Approach To Leaning In

Happy Women’s History Month and early wishes for International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8! Here’s what I have on my radar this week in leading women’s news.<p><b>Top Story</b><p><i>Forbes</i> just published its annual World’s Billionaires list. It was yet another record year for women – 197 women made the list, up …

Indian government threatens BBC over broadcast of Delhi rape film

India's home minister says action will be taken after BBC broadcasts documentary about a savage gang-rape in Delhi, as India asks YouTube to block access<p>The Indian government has threatened to take action against the BBC for broadcasting a documentary in which a gang-rapist and murderer blamed his …