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Dalit woman Sarpanch denied to hoist National Flag – NHRC issues notice to MP govt

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today issued notices to Madhya Pradesh government following reports of a dalit woman sarpanch being denied the right to hoist the national flag. “The NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a dalit woman… Continue Reading →

Gujarat- Dalit woman sarpanch who ‘stands against’ predecessors sent to jail #Vaw

Parimal Dabhi : Lakhvad (Mehsana), Thu Apr 18 2013, IE The main entrance of Lakhvad village, around 3-4 kilometres from Mehsana. A dalit woman sarpanch from Lakhvad village of Mehsana district, Kamla Makwana, her husband, their son and two others were… Continue Reading →

Punjab- ‘Jalandhar police is to be shamed’- National Commission for SC/ST chides SSP Yurinder Singh Hayer

Friday, March, 15 2013 – 21:39 By Anil Dogra– Punjabnewsline  JALANDHAR: After Tarn Taran incident of beating a girl in full public view by the police, the act of attacking a dalit family in Kalyanpur village under Lambra police station during… Continue Reading →

Can the Female Sarpanch Deliver ? #womenrights #reservation

EPW-Vol – XLVIII No. 11, March 16, 2013 | Dhanmanjiri Sathe, Stephan Klasen, Jan Priebe, and Mithila Biniwale This study examines the impact of mandated reservations for female sarpanch (elected heads of gram panchayats) on perceptions of service delivery and… Continue Reading →

#India-Fact Finding Report on the #Rapes in #Haryana #Vaw #torture

  A team of leaders and activists of AIPWA and AISA visited Haryana on 12-13 October, to investigate the alarming spate of rape cases in the state. The team comprised of AIPWA National Secretary Kavita Krishnan, JNU Students’ Union Councillor… Continue Reading →

#India- #Rajasthan panchayat bars girls from using mobile phones #censorship #WTFnews

Nov 1, 2012, PTI Jaipur: A community panchayat in Rajasthan has unanimously favoured prohibiting girls from using personal mobile phones in order to ensure that they do not get involved with boys. Alarmed by the case of a girl who eloped… Continue Reading →

Dalit woman sarpanch assaulted in Haryana #vaw

  TNN | Oct 2, 2012, 04.22AM IST Read More:YAMUNANAGAR|Dalit Woman Sarpanch Asaulted|Aambwalan Village CHANDIGARH: A 37-year-old dalit woman sarpanch was assaulted on Sunday when she was presiding over a meeting to broker peace between two groups fighting over distribution of land… Continue Reading →

Dalits denied water in K’pada village

Monday, 09 April 2012  PNS | KENDRAPADA Dalit ward in Ghagara gram panchayat under Nikirai police limits was denied Government pipe water facility by the sarpanch who took the decision at the behest of her father because many residents of… Continue Reading →

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