Sexually Harassed by a #Stalker, 17-Year-Old #Girl Immolates Self, Dies

11 August 2015, Punjab.
A class 9 student, harassed by a stalker for weeks, set herself on fire. She succumbed to her burns but gave a video statement before she died in the hospital.

15-yr-old #girl in #Mumbai stabbed by a #stalker who the police had refused to file complaint against

25 July 2015 Mumbai
A 15-year-old school girl was gagged and stabbed by a stalker. The girl said that about a fortnight ago she went to the Manvelpada police chowkie to complain against the youth, who was stalking her, but was turned away.

Woman stabbed 35 times and murdered by two #Stalkers in Delhi’s #AnandParbat

16 July  2015, Delhi

19 year old Lakahmi who was shopping with her mother in Delhi’s Anand Parbat area, was attacked and stabbed 35 times by two men who had been stalking her for months. The police had refused to file a case against the men when she reported them. Bystanders did not intervene, and some say the men’s mother was egging them on.

15 year old girl burnt alive by 4 men who #sexually #harassed her

9 July 2015, UP

A 15 year old girl was burnt alive by four men who had previously been sexually harassing her, and against whom she had filed a police complaint. The police were lax in their response, which emboldened the men.

Young Delhi lawyer fought off #stalker who tried to #rape her

30 May 2015, New Delhi

He used to stalk the 25 year old lawyer who lives alone, on her way to and from work. On Friday, he told cops that he decided to rape her as she did not appear to have noticed him. Around 9.30pm on Thursday, he entered the woman’s flat from an adjacent house and entered her bedroom unseen. The 25-year-old didn’t hear him as she had headphones on and was caught unawares as he hit her with the iron rod. As she appeared to collapse, Kumar pinned her down and tore off her clothes but the woman came to and kicked him, forcing him down. As she continued to kick him and raise alarm, Kumar panicked and escaped. He was later identified by his photo and has been arrested.

Passenger molested by employee at Delhi’s International Airport

12 December 2014 New Delhi

A woman passenger waiting to be picked up at the city’s international airport, was stared down and grabbed at by an airport employee. CCTV footage shows that people around her, including police, didn’t at first come to her help as yelled for them to. Though later some intervened and caught the man.

Man’s eye pierced with rod for preventing daughter’s #rape in #India

12 November 2014, Malda, W. Bengal
A 65 year old man was assaulted with an iron rod and had his eye pierced out for protecting his daughter from a man, who had been sexually harassing her, and broke into their house to attempt to rape her.

College student survives sickle attack by Stalker -Times of India

14 October Hyderabad

An engineering student who was being stalked and sexually harassed by another student, was attacked by him with a sickle. She survived the attack, though her attacker died after consuming poison. The newspaper link below reports this as the crime of  “jilted lover,” which unfortunately is still the language used for stalking and sexual harassment in India, and needs to change fast!

17-year-old girl burnt alive by her stalker

21 September 2014, Kanpur, UP

A 17 year old girl from the Dalit community was doused with kerosene and set on fire by a neighbor who had been stalking her. The girl’s family was aware of the stalker and had tried to warn him off. When a bill against stalking and sexual harassment was being discussed in the Indian Parliament, the chief minister of this state, Uttar  Pradesh, did not support it, saying this was fun that all boys/men engaged in.

Female #Judge on #SexualHarassment Committee Quits Job Over Her Own Sexual Harassment

Gwalior, August 04, 2014

An additional district and sessions judge in Gwalior, who was heading the Vishaka committee against sexual harassment, said she had to resign from her job because she was being sexually harassed by a high court judge.  She had been posted as additional district and sessions judge in Gwalior in October 2012.  In April 2013, she was appointed chairperson of District Vishaka Committee on sexual harassment. Her annual confidential report of January 2014 termed her work “excellent and outstanding”.   However, thereafter, according to her complaints, the administrative judge from Gwalior bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court began to pressurize her to visit him in his bungalow alone.


%d bloggers like this: