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Asha Devi, families of other survivors and victims of rape are banishing the silence around sexual violence
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Asha Devi, families of other survivors and victims of rape are banishing the silence around sexual violence

As Rebecca Solnit writes, “Women are instructed by the way victims are treated and by the widespread tolerance of the epidemic of violence that their value is low, that speaking up may result in more punishment, that silence may be a better survival strategy."

'I too have some rights': 2012 Delhi gangrape victim's mother breaks down as local court grants lawyer to convict Pawan Gupta
India

'I too have some rights': 2012 Delhi gangrape victim's mother breaks down as local court grants lawyer to convict Pawan Gupta

Asha Devi, mother of the 2012 Delhi gangrape victim, broke down in a Delhi court Wednesday requesting a fresh date to execute the four death row convicts for the gang rape and murder of her daughter and later sat on a protest outside the court premises

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Repeated delays in execution of convicts incentivises vigilante justice; erodes faith in India’s criminal justice system
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: Repeated delays in execution of convicts incentivises vigilante justice; erodes faith in India’s criminal justice system

The 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case was put on fast track, yet more than seven years have passed, and the mother of the victim is still crying for justice.

'How dare she': Asha Devi, Delhi 2012 gangrape victim's mother, blasts advocate Indira Jaising for suggesting she should forgive convicts
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'How dare she': Asha Devi, Delhi 2012 gangrape victim's mother, blasts advocate Indira Jaising for suggesting she should forgive convicts

Asha Devi, the mother of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim, on Saturday slammed senior lawyer Indira Jaising for her suggestion that she should forgive her daughter's rapists

2012 Delhi gangrape case: 'My daughter has got justice,' says victim's mother; hope death warrant will act as deterrent, say politicos
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: 'My daughter has got justice,' says victim's mother; hope death warrant will act as deterrent, say politicos

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Asha Devi, the mother of 23-year-old Jyoti Singh, who was gang-raped in a moving bus in 2012, said that the death warrant to the four convicts in the case will strengthen people's trust in the judicial system

Activists across the country demand equal representation for women in Parliament, legislative assemblies; push for 50% reservation
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Activists across the country demand equal representation for women in Parliament, legislative assemblies; push for 50% reservation

Women activists from across the country on Friday launched a charter in Delhi demanding that the Centre ensure that 50 percent seats in Parliament and legislative assemblies are reserved for women.

Kin of rape victims should be allowed to witness judicial proceedings in SC, says mother of December 2012 gang rape victim
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Kin of rape victims should be allowed to witness judicial proceedings in SC, says mother of December 2012 gang rape victim

Asha Devi, the mother of the December 2012 gang rape victim, said on Friday that the family members of rape victims should be allowed to witness judicial proceedings in the Supreme Court

Ex-Karnataka DGP HT Sangliana receives public ire for comment on 2012 Delhi gangrape victim's mother 'good physique'
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Ex-Karnataka DGP HT Sangliana receives public ire for comment on 2012 Delhi gangrape victim's mother 'good physique'

A former Karnataka senior cop has found himself surrounded by fresh controversy for his alleged remarks over the physical appearance of Asha Devi, mother of 2012 Delhi gangrape victim Jyoti Singh

‘Rahul Gandhi helped my son become a pilot,’ says 2012 Delhi gangrape victim Jyoti Singh's mother
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‘Rahul Gandhi helped my son become a pilot,’ says 2012 Delhi gangrape victim Jyoti Singh's mother

2012 Delhi gangrape and murder victim Jyoti Singh’s mother has thanked Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for helping his son to became a commercial pilot

2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Rape victim's father says, 'I will sleep peacefully tonight'
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2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Rape victim's father says, 'I will sleep peacefully tonight'

For almost five years, the father of a young woman who was raped on December 16, 2012, and died of injuries 13 days later, can now sleep fitfully.

2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Victim's parents say they are satisfied with the order
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2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Victim's parents say they are satisfied with the order

The 16 December, 2012 gangrape victim's mother said she was satisfied that the perpetrators have been awarded the death penalty by the Supreme Court.

The strange story of the Bihar man who married mother-in-law, and has now filed for divorce
Life

The strange story of the Bihar man who married mother-in-law, and has now filed for divorce

What led Suraj Mehta to marry his mother-in-law Asha Devi, on 6 June, before a notary of Dhamdaha Court in Purnea district of Bihar?

Bihar man marries mom-in-law; leaves first wife, father-in-law shell shocked
Life

Bihar man marries mom-in-law; leaves first wife, father-in-law shell shocked

In a bizarre twist of events, a woman from Bihar married her son-in-law after the panchayat declared that it had no objection to their love affair.

New law will keep children and women safe in the future: Reactions to the Juvenile Justice Bill
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New law will keep children and women safe in the future: Reactions to the Juvenile Justice Bill

Putting an end to a protracted legislative debate and a widespread public outcry, the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Juvenile Justice Bill. Under the new law, children between the ages of 16 years and 18 years who commit heinous crimes can now be tried as adults.

Juvenile Justice Bill: Public pressure forces Rajya Sabha into debate but it may not be a smooth passage
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Juvenile Justice Bill: Public pressure forces Rajya Sabha into debate but it may not be a smooth passage

Rajya Sabha has been forced to take up the Juvenile Justice Bill for debate owing to unprecedented public pressure following the release of the convict in Jyoti Singh rape case

Jyoti Singh's parents meet Rahul seeking support for passage of Juvenile Justice Bill
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Jyoti Singh's parents meet Rahul seeking support for passage of Juvenile Justice Bill

Parents of the 16 December gang-rape victim today met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi seeking his party's support for the passage of the Juvenile Justice Bill in Rajya Sabha.

How many Nirbhayas are needed for laws to change in India: Jyoti Singh's mother
India

How many Nirbhayas are needed for laws to change in India: Jyoti Singh's mother

With the Supreme Court rejecting the plea against release of the juvenile convict, the parents of the 16 December gangrape victim on Monday said the courts have failed them and asked how many Nirbhayas would it take for the laws to change.

Weren't hopeful that SC will give favourable verdict: Delhi gangrape victim's father
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Weren't hopeful that SC will give favourable verdict: Delhi gangrape victim's father

With the SC rejecting the plea against release of the juvenile convict, the parents of the 16 December gangrape victim said the courts have failed them.

Jyoti Singh's parents detained for second day after protests over juvenile's release
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Jyoti Singh's parents detained for second day after protests over juvenile's release

Scores of protesters, including the parents of the 16 December gangrape victim, were detained after they protested against the release of the juvenile offender near India Gate.