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#India – Crimes of exclusion in the new Law #LGBT

Siddharth Narrain : Fri Mar 29 2013, IE It is anger on the streets that brought the neglected issue of sexual violence back to the forefront, energised a government-appointed committee to put together clear and well reasoned recommendations on law reform… Continue Reading →

Dear Sisters (and brothers ?) at Harvard #mustread #Vaw #justiceverma

FEBRUARY 20, 2013 tags: Harvard Task Force, Justice Verma Committee, katherine mayo by Nivedita Menon Letter from some Indian feminists to their siblings at Harvard We’re a group of Indian feminists and we are delighted to learn that the Harvard community – without doubt one of… Continue Reading →

#India- The Criminal Law Ordinance on Sexual Assault – Cut, Paste and Shock #Vaw #womenrights

FEBRUARY 5, 2013 tags: Justice Verma Committee, Ordinance on sexual violence 2013 by Nivedita Menon Guest post by PRATIKSHA BAXI  Once the Criminal Law Ordinance 2013 was uploaded, circulated and read many times, an overwhelming desire to mark the ordinance to all one’s students as an… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE-Oppose Selective Manner in Implementation of Justice Verma Committee Recommendations #Vaw #discrimination #disability

  National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled 4, Ashoka Road, New Delhi 110 001   February 4, 2013 Press Statement   The National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled condemns the opaque manner in which the Government… Continue Reading →

#India-The Official Emergency Continues – The Ordinance on Sexual Assault #Vaw

FEBRUARY 3, 2013 tags: Justice Verma Committee, law reform, nirbhaya, rape law,sexual violence by Lawrence Liang Guest post by PRATIKSHA BAXI, The reform of rape law, which was not a priority for more than two decades, seems more like a 20-20 match now. The spectacle of… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE- #India – President urged not to Sign the Ordinance by Women’s Organizations

  New Delhi, 2 Feb 2013:  We, as representatives of women’s organizations, civil society groups, and activists committed to women’s rights, convey our strong opposition to the Government’s decision to move an Ordinance on the criminal law amendments related to sexual violence. We… Continue Reading →

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