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Delhi HC- Guidelines for recording of evidence of children in criminal courts #mustshare

Guidelines issued by Delhi High Court for  Courts to record evidence of children. These guidelines are in force across Delhi and all criminal courts are bound to follow them. These guidelines provide remedy for all the possible problems witnesses face in criminal cases… Continue Reading →

#India- New guidelines for handling sexual assault cases in hospitals #Vaw #womenrights

GAURAV VIVEK BHATNAGAR A new set of guidelines have been recently issued by the Department of Health and Family Welfare for “rapid response by hospitals in case of medico legal case (MLC) examination of sexual assault victims’’. These instructions have… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE- #Justiceverma recommendations in context of assaults against women with disabilities #delhigangrape

National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled 4, Ashoka Road, New Delhi 110 001     January 24, 2013     Press Statement   The National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) welcomes the report and recommendations… Continue Reading →

#India -Fast-track death sentence raises brows, Specific law on ‘whole life’ term needed #Vaw #Justice

By Manoj Mitta, TNN | Jan 20, 2013, 1 NEW DELHI: The death penalty awarded this week by in a rape-and-murder case after a 10-day trial before a fast-track court has raised apprehensions about a possible rash of such sentences in the prevailing… Continue Reading →

#India- Legal rights every woman must know #Vaw #justice #womenrights #mustshare

RIGHT TO PRIVACY WHILE RECORDING STATEMENT Under section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code, a woman who has been raped can record her statement before the district magistrate when the case is under trial, and no one else needs to… Continue Reading →

#India- Chastity, Virginity, Marriageability, and Rape Sentencing #Vaw #Justice #mustread

 by Mrinal Satish, Associate Professor, National Law University, Delhi. The horrific gang rape incident in Delhi has led to demands for amending the law to provide for more stringent punishment for rape, including introducing the death penalty. Over the last… Continue Reading →

#India- “Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression” to the Justice Verma Commission #Vaw #Justice

(Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) is a non funded grassroots effort initiated in November 2009, to challenge the violence being perpetrated upon women’s bodies and societies. We are a nationwide network of women from diverse political and social… Continue Reading →

Custodial death of an Undertral Prisoner – non compliance of procedure #Westbengal

3 October 2012 To The Chairman West Bengal Human Rights Commission Bhabani Bhaban Alipur Kolkata – 27 Respected Sir, We conducted fact finding on the custodial death of a prisoner (Under Trial Prisoner) at Calcutta national Medical College & Hospital,… Continue Reading →

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