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Amending JJ Act will neither deter serious offenders nor reform juvenile crime

Apr 24, 2015

Amending JJ Act will neither deter serious offenders nor reform juvenile crime

The reformative foundations of India's juvenile justice law have been shaken. Treating children the same as adult offenders is abhorrent to the philosophy underpinning the law passed in 2000. #HowThisWorks #India #Government #Juvenile Justice Act #Justice JS Verma Committee #Modi Sarkar #JJ Act
Dear Indian feminists, you need to take a break

Feb 21, 2013

Dear Indian feminists, you need to take a break

American feminists seem to have hijacked their agenda, Indian feminists seem to believe. This, they won't take lying down. #InMyOpinion #Harvard University #Women's rights #Justice JS Verma Committee #Feminists
Anti rape ordinance Army will dignify itself by yielding ground on AFSPA

Feb 07, 2013

Anti rape ordinance Army will dignify itself by yielding ground on AFSPA

For all the special responsibility that is placed on the armed services, they serve themselves when they hold themselves to widely accepted standards of propriety and scrutiny. #HowThisWorks #P. Chidambaram #Sexual violence #Indian Army #Rape #AFSPA #s #Justice JS Verma Committee
Live Accept Verma panel's views, some need consensus, says govt

Feb 04, 2013

Live Accept Verma panel's views, some need consensus, says govt

We track the latest developments on the ordinance brought by the government for the protection of women in the country. #NewsTracker #Delhi gangrape #Justice JS Verma Committee #Ordinance
Verma a la carte Why govt's ordinance fails to inspire

Feb 04, 2013

Verma a la carte Why govt's ordinance fails to inspire

Unless one sees a more robust demonstration of political will, both from the government and the opposition, the apprehension that the more far-reaching recommendations of the Verma committee report will be diluted will be reinforced. #Law/Crime #Delhi gangrape case #Justice JS Verma Committee #Ordinance on rape laws
Women's groups urge Prez to not sign ordinance on sexual assault

Feb 02, 2013

Women's groups urge Prez to not sign ordinance on sexual assault

Some women's organisations Saturday urged the president not to sign the ordinance on criminal law amendments passed by the union cabinet to deal with sexual crimes. #NewsTracker #Delhi rape #Sexual Assault laws in India #Justice JS Verma Committee
We had to offer practical solutions, set a precedent Verma committee team

Jan 30, 2013

We had to offer practical solutions, set a precedent Verma committee team

The team that worked on the report said they were wary of the fact that they were working on a document everyone was waiting for. #VeryCloseUp #Rape #sexual assault #Gopal Subramaniam #Delhi gangrape #Justice JS Verma Committee
Sex ed in schools Why it's time to listen to Justice Verma rather than MPs

Jan 28, 2013

Sex ed in schools Why it's time to listen to Justice Verma rather than MPs

All previous attempts to introduce school children to sex education have failed. Will the Justice JS Verma committee report re-open the debate? #SexMatters #Sex education #Schools #CBSE #Justice JS Verma Committee
At 80 I'm impatient, govt must understand impatience of youth JS Verma

Jan 28, 2013

At 80 I'm impatient, govt must understand impatience of youth JS Verma

Justice JS Verma has called for the government to step aside if it can't show the same alacrity that his committee did. Is he hoping for too much? #OnOurMind #Parliament of India #Government #Delhi gangrape #Justice JS Verma Committee
Verma's gender Utopia Is India ready for the challenge?

Jan 26, 2013

Verma's gender Utopia Is India ready for the challenge?

The Justice Verma Committee's sweeping recommendations on gender equality and legal changes will be almost impossible to implement in our overcentralised governance structure #InMyOpinion #Delhi gangrape #Rape laws #Justice JS Verma Committee