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May 11, 2018
SC approves compensation scheme for sexual assault, acid attack victims; proposal to be applicable across IndiaA victim of gangrape would now get a minimum compensation of Rs 5 lakh up to a maximum of Rs 10 lakh. This is part of a scheme proposed by NALSA on compensating the victims of sexual assaults and acid attacks, which was approved by the Supreme Court
Dec 13, 2017
Delhi govt to bear treatment cost of victims of road accidents, acid attacks in private hospitalsThe Delhi government will bear the cost of treatment of victims of road accidents and acid attacks at government and private hospitals under a new scheme approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday
May 25, 2017
NCW meets state commissions: Better communication links, ban on unregulated sale of acids among highlightsThe National Commission for Women (NCW) held a consultative meeting with its state counterparts to strengthen the mutual communication links and deliberate upon a series of issues concerning the fairer sex.
Apr 15, 2017
Shah Rukh Khan promises to help acid attack survivors till death; hopes daughter will take forward legacyShah Rukh Khan also spoke about his love for Hindi cinema and taught Rush Hour director Brett Ratner the classic Lungi Dance step.
Feb 08, 2017
Acid-attack laws in India are threadbare in theory, woefully inadequate in practiceActivists and lawyers are all of the opinion that the root cause of the problem is the unregulated availability of acid that is still sold over-the-counter
Feb 20, 2016
Sexual violence in Pakistan often goes unnoticed: Here are a few resilient voices in the battle for justiceIn Pakistan, women are often too fearful to report sexual violence, yet the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan recorded 423 rapes and 304 gang rapes last year.
May 03, 2015
Delhi HC asks for report on police attack on acid victimsThe Delhi High Court has asked Delhi Police to file response along with last year's December 18 CCTV footage of some acid attack victims who were allegedly subjected to "custodial violence" at Parliament Street police station here.
Feb 21, 2015
Govt to fix time-frame for probe & trial of acid attack casesWith an estimated 400 cases of acid attacks registered every month across the country, government will soon fix a time-frame for investigation and trial of such cases and ensure maximum punishment to the guilty.
Jan 03, 2015
You can't throw acid on my will to live: 14-year-old pens open letter to attacker14-year-old Dolly, an acid attack survivor who has now found a way to gain back her confidence and her will to live.
Dec 24, 2014
Govt planning to bring acid attacks on women under the heinous crimes categoryFaced with the growing number of acid attacks on women, government is planning to categorise such cases as heinous crimes.