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Uttar Pradesh to set up fast track courts for crimes against women

Aug 30, 2014

Uttar Pradesh to set up fast track courts for crimes against women

All 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh will soon have fast track courts for crimes against women, an officials said on Saturday. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Rape #Sexual harassment #Crimes against women #molestation #Fast-track courts #dowry deaths
Did you know: Every hour an Indian woman dies over dowry

Sep 01, 2013

Did you know: Every hour an Indian woman dies over dowry

While in 2007, 8,093 such deaths were reported, the numbers rose to 8,172 and 8,383 in 2008 and 2009 respectively. In 2010, 8,391 such deaths were reported, according to the NCRB. The agency is the central nodal department to collect and process crime statistics at the national level. #India #Women #Dowry #Dowry death #Numers
HC upholds life sentence for 4 family members who killed housewife

Jul 20, 2013

HC upholds life sentence for 4 family members who killed housewife

The Bombay High Court has upheld a lower court order imposing life sentence on four persons of a family for killing a woman in 2006 as she was unable to meet dowry demands #Violence against women #High Court #Women's rights #dowry deaths #life sentences
Jharkhand's shameful decade: 7,563 women raped

Apr 13, 2012

Jharkhand's shameful decade: 7,563 women raped

The report said that a total of 1,157 women were killed in the state between 1991 and 2010 after being branded witch. #NewsTracker #Rape #Jharkhand #Dowry death

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Jharkhand's shameful decade: 7,563 women raped

Aug 03, 2014

Darkness in dowries

NEW DELHI -- Roughly 8,000 women in India died violently in 2013 because their families were unable to meet the demands for higher dowries, according to government statistics. Such deaths have been a longtime problem in India and explain why the coun... #India #New Delhi