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#India – How does it feel to be criminalised because of one’s sexuality?

By- Queer Feminist, Pramada Menon December 11, 2013, was a day as any other for many people in this country dealing with inflation, poverty, violence, indecisive political parties and other such “commonplace” issues. For another set of people, this was… Continue Reading →

#India -Unnatural sex, be it oral or anal, will make you a criminal- Decoding #Sec377 #LGBTQ

Unnatural sex, be it oral or anal, will make you a criminal under Section 377 Decoding the effect of the criminalisation of Section 377 on society SECTION 377 OF THE INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860 UNNATURAL OFFENCES: Whoever voluntarily has carnal… Continue Reading →

#India – Amend IPC for life term till death sans remission: Supreme Court

TNN  Sep 28, 2013, 12.40 AM IST New Delhi, September 28, 2013 J. Venkatesan The Hindu A view of the Supreme Court of India. File photo: Rajeev Bhatt For heinous offences like rape and murder of children The Supreme Court has asked… Continue Reading →

Punjab: 6-Year Old boy Singed With Cigarette Butts by Father #Torture #WTFnews

Patiala | Apr 01, 2013, Outlook A six-year-old boy was allegedly singed with cigarette butts and slashed with a shaving blade by his father who inflicted injuries all over his body. The harrowing tale of torture was narrated by the… Continue Reading →

Notice to Karnataka govt on withdrawal of case against Naveen Soorinje #mediagag #foe

  Bangalore, Feb 6 (PTI): Karnataka High Court today ordered issue of notices to the government and a regional television channel reporter on a PIL challenging the withdrawal of case against him in connection with attack on boys and girls in a… Continue Reading →

#India- Download Full Justice Verma Report #delhigangrape #Vaw #AFSPA

Download  here JS Verma Report on Gender Violence Justice Verma Committee Report on Gender Violence AMENDMENTS TO CRIMINAL LAW Appointed by Prime Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on December 23, 2012 Released  on January 23, 2013 Justice JS VERMA Justice LEILA SETH… Continue Reading →

#India- To hell with modesty- #Vaw #Law #Patriarchy

TO HELL WITH MODESTY The vocabulary of sexual assault framed in the 19th century still persists in the IPC KIM ARORA TIMES NEWS NETWORK , Jan 19,2013 Language is seldom value-neutral. It is more like a looking glass that shapes… Continue Reading →

Sex on false promise of marriage is rape- Delhi HC #goodnews #womenrights #justice #mustshare

Harish V Nair, Hindustan Times New Delhi, January 16, 2013 If a man has consensual sex with a woman after promising to marry her but later retracts, it amounts to rape, the Delhi High Court has said. Dismissing the anticipatory… Continue Reading →

Women and Reasearch Action Group submission to Justice Verma #Vaw

To: The Honorable Justice Verma, Attached and reproduced below are our submission on addressing sexual assault.  We look forward to your final observations and recommendations and hope that they reflect the points and issues we raise in our submission. Sincerely,… Continue Reading →

#Mumbai-Your face does not merit a rape FIR #Vaw #WTFnews

Your face does not merit a rape FIR , says lady cop to victim The bizarre reason a lady cop gave the victim before refusing to lodge FIR against her former live-in partner December 29, 2012 MUMBAI Akela, Mid day “Tumhara… Continue Reading →

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