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#RIP- Justice JS Verma, who headed the anti-rape law panel, no more

Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Updated: April 22, 2013 22:53 IST New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India Justice Jagdish Sharan Verma, who headed a three-member panel to examine laws on crimes against women, died today due to multiple organ failure. He was… Continue Reading →

#India – Uttar Pradesh engineer is first to be booked under new stalking law #Vaw #Justice

20-year-old would harass Bhayandar woman, who used to be his neighbour, with lewd late-night calls   Ram Parmar, Mumbai Mirror March 16,2013     A 20-year-old engineering student from Uttar Pradesh has been arrested by the Navghar (Bhayander East) police… Continue Reading →

Join People’s Watch Over Parliament Demanding Implementation of Verma Report @21Feb

1st Day of the Budget Session   21 February, Thursday, 12 Noon,   Jantar Mantar,    Join PEOPLE’S WATCH OVER PARLIAMENT   NO to Eyewash Ordinance ! For An Effective Law Against Sexual Violence Based on Justice Verma Recommendations !! Budgetary Allocations… Continue Reading →

Why the Govt’s Ordinance is an Eyewash and a Mockery of the Justice Verma Recommendations

Bekhauf Azaadi Campaign The UPA Govt, in a Cabinet meeting held on 1 February, has introduced an ordinance that it claims will address the most urgent concerns on sexual violence. In fact, the Government has been completely reluctant to acknowledge… 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 →

Sharmila Tagore opposes capital punishment for rape #deathpenalty #Vaw

IANS | Feb 3, 2013, 10.46 AM IST Sharmila TagoreMore Pics Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore opposed capital punishment for rape saying death is neither the ultimate punishment nor a deterrent.“I don’t think death the ultimate punishment. It is not a deterrent because when the… Continue Reading →

#India- A moment of triumph for women #justiceverma #Vaw #womenrights

KALPANA KANNABIRAN,The Hindu The comprehensive reforms suggested by Justice Verma and his colleagues will protect the right to dignity, autonomy and freedom of victims of sexual assault and rape Starting with Tarabai Shinde’s spirited defence of the honour of her… Continue Reading →

#India- Alchemizing anger to hope #justiceverma #delhigangrape #Vaw #justice #Law #AFSPA

JANUARY 25, 2013 tags: Delhi Gang Rape, Justice Verma, nirbhaya, rape by Lawrence Liang, Kafila.org Arvind Narrain has an op ed in today’s Hindu about the Justice Verma Committee. This is a longer version of the article   The public discourse post the brutal rape of Nirbhaya… Continue Reading →

#India- #Delhigangrape case: 10 main points from #JusticeVerma report #Vaw

23 Jan, 2013 Text: PTI NEW DELHI: The Justice Verma Committee on Wednesday recommended enhancing punishment of upto 20 years imprisonment for rape and murder and life for gang rape but refrained from suggesting death penalty. The three-member Committee headed… Continue Reading →

#India- Failure of governance root cause of crimes against women: #Vermacommittee #Vaw

NEW DELHI, January 23, 2013 PTI Justice J. S. Verma (centre) with panel members Justice Leila Seth (left), former Himachal Pradesh Chief Justice, and Gopal Subramaniam, former Solicitor General, addressing the media after submitting the committee’s report to Home Ministry, in… Continue Reading →

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