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#India -Suryanelli story – Why are 18 years not enough to escape your rapists ? #Vaw

In 1996, she was 16. She was raped by 42 men in 40 days. Since then, the attempts of the woman, forever known as ‘the Suryanelli girl’, to live a life with dignity have been derailed by public ridicule and… Continue Reading →

#India – Bihar not alone in denying justice to dalits #mustread

THE TIMES OF INDIA Deeptiman Tiwary, TNN | Oct 16, 2013   NEW DELHI: The recent acquittal of all accused in the Laxmanpur Bathe massacre case is not an isolated example of justice denied to dalits. In terms of conviction rate in cases… Continue Reading →

Herman Wallace – Justice deferred to the end #mustread

Herman Wallace was held in an isolation unit for over 41 years. © Private “> Enlarge “> Herman Wallace when he was first arrested. © The Mob Film Company Ltd 2009 Today is a sad day for human rights and… Continue Reading →

#India – Questions of equality and justice #Vaw #mustread

Farah Naqvi September 28, 2013 Between the upside and the downside, the facts are still sobering. Crimes against women are up. Child sex ratio is down (at 914, it is the lowest since Independence). More women are entering the workplace,… Continue Reading →

Press Release- Delhi Gang Rape Case: Futility of Capital Punishment #Vaw #deathpenalty

  People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) Press Statement 16th September 2013   The judgment on the16th December 2012 Delhi gang rape case awarding death penalty to all four accused seems to have brought finality to the cries for justice…. Continue Reading →

Why Opposing Narendra Modi Is A Women’s Rights Issue #mustread

    Women’s organizations in India came together soon after the Gujarat pogrom to seek gender justice and to record the gendered violence, and its aftermath. The International Initiative for Justice in Gujarat was organized by a host of women’s… Continue Reading →

#India- None of 806 rapes reported in Delhi have received adequate compensation #Vaw #WTFnews

For A Pound Of Flesh This is not the first time Central and state governments have promised rape compensation to survivors. What is the cost of this tokenism, asks Nishita Jha NISHITA JHA 2013-08-31 , Issue 35 Volume 10 Illustration: Naorem… Continue Reading →

Sri Lanka- Remembering Black July

    Today marks the start of the thirtieth anniversary of the events of Black July: the tragic anti-Tamil riots which left many thousands of Sri Lankan Tamils dead, and many many more homeless. For many in the Tamil community… Continue Reading →

#India – Labour laws have been counter-productive: Amartya Sen

Mihir S Sharma  |  New Delhi   July 23, 2013 , BS   Q&A with Nobel prize-winning economist   Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen, who has just written An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions with Jean Dreze, tellsMihir S Sharma that he… Continue Reading →

Zakia Jafri and Shamima – Fighting for all of us

Zakia                                                                    Shamima The wars Zakia Jafri and… Continue Reading →

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