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#India-Assault on women with disabilities draws focus #Vaw

By Shounak Ghosal, TNN | Jan 7, 2013, KOLKATA: Close on the heels of the alleged rape bid on a woman with disabilities at Thakurpukur in December last year, 25 organizations representing persons with disabilities have petitioned Justice J S Verma, the chairperson of the commission formed… Continue Reading →

#India- Women with Disabilities submit to Justice Verma #Rape #Vaw #Law #disability

  January 4, 2013 Justice J.S. Verma New Delhi   Sir,   Suggestions to the Committee From the Perspective of Women with Disabilities   We the representatives of various organisations representing persons with disabilities while welcoming the setting up of… Continue Reading →

#India-Rape cases we forgot: Soni Sori, Chhattisgarh’s prisoner of conscience

CHHATTISGARH, Posted on Jan 04, 2013 at IBNLive.com  brutal gangrape and subsequent death of the 23-year-old medical student has galvanised a nation with questionable gender parity, it is difficult to place the story of Soni Sori, the young tribal teacher… Continue Reading →

#SoniSori doesn’t need counselling #Vaw #custodialrape #WTFnews

DIVYA TRIVEDI, The Hindu, Dec 25, 2012 In contrast to the statement made by National Commission for Women (NCW) member Amina Shafiq that tribal teacher Soni Sori lodged in the Raipur Central Jail required psychological counselling, National Federation of Indian… Continue Reading →

#India- 11 convicted in Guwahati molestation case #Vaw

. Mnaipur Mail GUWAHATI, Dec 7 NNN: Five months after the incident had occurred, a local court in Guwahati today convicted 11 of the 16 accused. On Friday, Kamrup chief judicial magistrate S.P Moitra after the hearing of 24 witnesses,… Continue Reading →

Four Suspects Detained in #Delhi Gang-rape Case #Vaw

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS): Four suspects have been detained by Delhi Police for the gang-rape of a girl in a moving bus, police said Monday. The condition of the girl is critical. “We have detained four people and have… Continue Reading →

Bhiwani college refuses to drop dress code #WTFnews #moralpolicing #Vaw

By TNN and HT  | Dec 11, 2012, BHIWANI: Adarsh Mahila College in Bhiwaniruled out any change to its dress code even as the national commission for Women (NCW) lashed out at it on Monday for penalizing girls for wearing jeans. Calling the decision uncalled… Continue Reading →

#SoniSori needs psychological counselling: NCW #Vaw #Torture

December 05, 2012 15:08 IST A National Commission for Women member has stressed that Soni Sori, the tribal teacher arrested for alleged Maoist links, needs psychological counselling so that she gets over the mental trauma she had suffered in police… Continue Reading →

#India- Sonali Mukherjee Rises From The Ashes #Vaw #Acidattack

Rising from the ashes Nov 24, 2012, Deccan Herald SHEER GRIT SonaLi Mukherjee, an acid attack victim who once wanted to end her life, is now awaiting facial reconstruction surgery. And with that a new life, says Kamayani Bali Mahabal… Continue Reading →

French lensman finds his photo on Delhi Commission for Women ads, sends notice

‘The woman in the photograph may initiate separate action if she gets to know that her picture is being used this way’ Nandini Thilak , IE A French photographer has served a legal notice to the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW),… Continue Reading →

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