Violence against women in India

Prelimnary Fact-Finding Report on Gangrape of 5 Adivasi Women Activists in Khunti 1

Prelimnary Fact-Finding Report on Gangrape of 5 Adivasi Women Activists in Khunti

PRELIMINARY FACT-FINDING REPORT OF WOMEN’S GROUPS INTO THE INCIDENT OF GANG RAPE OF 5 ADIVASI WOMEN IN KHUNTI CONTINUING REPRESSION IN GHAGHRA AND NEIGHBOURING VILLAGES IN KHUNTI & ARAKI DISTRICTS OF JHARKHAND Press Release Date: 04 July 2018 Following up on media reports of the gang rape of 5 adivasi women in Kochang, Araki block, …

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Vidyut and Nisarga

Do parents really care about child safety or do they want to outsource caring for children?

Disclosure of bias: I am biased against mainstream schools as currently exist in India and think they do more harm than good. We need better schools and for reasons more than security. This is the second murder in a Ryan International School. Last year, in February, a child was found drowned in the Ryan International …

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Goa Police to file 2700 page chargesheet in sexual assault case against Tarun Tejpal

Breaking news being tweeted right now is that Goa police will be filing a 2700 page chargesheet against Tarun Tejpal for sexual assault. For a sense of proportion for those wondering how normal this is, the chargesheet against the Delhi Gang Rape (that gave birth to the law amendment that qualifies Tarun Tejpal as alleged …

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A setback to women’s rights in India: Justice Verma is no more

Yesterday, when news that Justice Verma died of multiple organ failure hit, that was my first thought. An important force in reforming India to be safer for women is lost. Many things have been written about the good judge’s contribution to improving the judiciary, his integrity, his courage in admitting his own earlier landmark judgments …

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C Manjula

C Manjula of BJP Mahila Morcha and Karnataka Women’s Commission

C Manjula of the Karnataka Women’s Commission and BJP’s Mahila Morcha glossed over the horrendous homestay attack in Mangalore by Subhash Padil & Co, and instead in an utterly horrendous report, chose to blame the victims of everything from partying to questioning the character of their parents. She even recommended the transfer of a police …

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Bera Murder Appeal Partly Allowed

Bera Murder Appeal Partly Allowed By Vijay Panjwani, Advocate. Thursday May 3, 2012. The murder appeal raised important issues: (i)           of excessive incarceration than maximum permissible under  which accused appellants finally convicted by Supreme Court . (ii)          indiscriminate use of Section 302 IPC prescribing capital sentence rather than 304-B IPC in a case of dowry …

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