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16-year-old girl allegedly gang-raped by 5 minor boys in Gujarat

May 08, 2015

16-year-old girl allegedly gang-raped by 5 minor boys in Gujarat

A girl, aged around 16, was allegedly gang-raped by five minor boys at Kanboodi village in the district on Thursday, police said. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Gujarat #Crime #sexual assault #Juvenile Justice Act #Crimes against women #gang rape #girl #minor boys
Lok Sabha passes amendments to Juvenile Justice act, to face Rajya Sabha test

May 07, 2015

Lok Sabha passes amendments to Juvenile Justice act, to face Rajya Sabha test

Lok Sabha on Thursday passed amendments to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2014 which will allow children in the 16-18 age group to be tried as adults if they commit heinous crimes. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Crime #parliament #Shashi Tharoor #Maneka Gandhi #Juvenile Justice Act
Juvenile Justice Act: In Lok Sabha, Shashi Tharoor says amended bill will embarrass govt

May 07, 2015

Juvenile Justice Act: In Lok Sabha, Shashi Tharoor says amended bill will embarrass govt

The amendment to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2014 has been moved keeping in mind the increasing number of serious offences being committed by teenagers in the 16-18 years' age group, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said while moving the bill. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #TheySaidIt #parliament #Shashi Tharoor #Juvenile Justice Act #undertrials #Juveniles #Juvenile Justice Bill
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
Amending Juvenile Justice Act to try 16-year-old's as adults won't fix anything and here's why

Apr 24, 2015

Amending Juvenile Justice Act to try 16-year-old's as adults won't fix anything and here's why

The new proposed change will do nothing to fix this essential problem with the juvenile justice system where a remand home is a far cry from rehabilitation, at best a warehouse for youth and more often than not, a hell-hole. #Juvenile Justice Act #Delhi gangrape #Delhi gangrape juvenile #changes in Juvenile Justice act

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Delhi gangrape case Reducing juvenile age is pointless, so is media trial

Feb 25, 2013

Delhi gangrape case Reducing juvenile age is pointless, so is media trial

Media cannot pretend to be delivering justice. Tinkering with juvenile age will not reduce crime as long as our criminal reforms system remains counter-productive. #OnOurMind #Juvenile Justice Act #Delhi gangrape casem #Media Trial