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Court announces first sentence under new anti-rape laws

Sep 04, 2013

Court announces first sentence under new anti-rape laws

In the first sentence under new anti-rape laws, two men were given life imprisonment by a court here for raping a five-year-old girl. #NewsTracker #Rape #Justice Verma Committee Report #Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
Why men's rights activists are against inclusion of marital rape

Feb 06, 2013

Why men's rights activists are against inclusion of marital rape

Will inclusion of marital rape help abused women in a marital relationship or will it end up destroying Indian family values in the name of justice? #Indian Penal Code #marital rape #Domestic Violence Act #Delhi gangrape case #Justice Verma Committee Report
Where are the 60,000 missing children every year?

Feb 04, 2013

Where are the 60,000 missing children every year?

Justice Verma Committee also highlighted one of the biggest problems of the country - the 60,000 children who go missing every year in India due to trafficking. #ThatsJustWrong #NCRB #missing children in Delhi #Sexual assault charges #Human trafficking in India #Justice Verma Committee Report
Ordinance on rape Govt says it is open to consultation

Feb 03, 2013

Ordinance on rape Govt says it is open to consultation

After the union cabinet approved an ordinance to effect changes in laws against sexual crimes, the government Saturday said it was open to consultation and changes after women's groups urged the president not to sign it. #NewsTracker #Justice Verma Committee Report #Ordinance on rape laws #Women's groups
Ordinance on rape laws reflects sense of urgency Khurshid

Feb 03, 2013

Ordinance on rape laws reflects sense of urgency Khurshid

Union Minister Salman Khurshid justified the government's decision to issue an ordinance on sexual violence against women, saying views of the Justice Verma panel were that something needed to be addressed with a "sense of urgency." #NewsTracker #Salman Khurshid #Justice Verma Committee Report #Ordinance on rape laws
Law on sexual assault Cabinet nod to Justice Verma panel amendments, death penalty

Feb 01, 2013

Law on sexual assault Cabinet nod to Justice Verma panel amendments, death penalty

An ordinance will be brought to amend the criminal law with focus on crime against women, providing punishment up to the entire life of a convict in case of rape whose terminology has been expanded to 'sexual assault'. #NewsTracker #Rape laws in India #Justice Verma Committee Report
Special meeting of Cabinet on Verma committee report today

Feb 01, 2013

Special meeting of Cabinet on Verma committee report today

The meeting, to be chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan, has been convened amid speculation that the government was contemplating bringing an ordinance on the issue. #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #NewsTracker #Delhi gangrape #Justice Verma Committee #Justice Verma Committee Report
Juvenile criminals should always have the chance to reform Leila Seth

Jan 30, 2013

Juvenile criminals should always have the chance to reform Leila Seth

Justice Leila Seth spoke to CNN-IBN on why the committee recommended the whole life punishment rather than the death penalty and why including marital rape was one of the most important step in the report. #Q&A #Leila Seth #marital rape #Delhi gangrape case #sexual offences #Justice Verma Committee Report
Kiran Bedi calls for 'third uprising' to implement Verma report

Jan 24, 2013

Kiran Bedi calls for 'third uprising' to implement Verma report

Firstpost's Sandip Roy caught a quick chat with Kiran Bedi on the sides of the Jaipur Literature Festival where she launched a book on the history of the Anna movement. She speaks on the Verma commission report, and the impact of Uprisings in India. #kiran bedi #Q&A #Justice Verma Committee Report #JLF2013
Justice Verma should have demanded more time, resources

Jan 24, 2013

Justice Verma should have demanded more time, resources

The report is a great first step but theres a lot more that needs to be done by the political system. #The Guardian #InMyOpinion #News of the World #Leveson Inquiry #Justice Verma Committee #Justice Verma Committee Report