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NCPCR seeks urgent appeal against Bombay HC’s no sexual assault without ‘skin to skin’ contact judgment

India’s apex child rights body, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), has asked the Maharashtra government to file an urgent appeal against Bombay High Court’s recent judgment that an act cannot be termed as sexual assault if there is no… Continue Reading →

Kamala Harris And India’s Laws Against “Love Jihad”

Mainstream, VOL LIX No 6, New Delhi, January 23, 2021 Friday 22 January 2021 by Rajmohan Gandhi * December 28, 2020 The unpredictable impact of Trump’s post-defeat temper on Georgia’s January 6 Senate runoffs intrigues me as I wait and… Continue Reading →

Groping without ‘skin to skin’ contact is not sexual assault, rules Bombay High Court #WTFnews

Bombay High CourtFile Mumbai: There must be physical contact — ‘skin-to-skin contact with sexual intent’ — and mere groping would not amount to sexual assault, ruled the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court recently. The HC opined that touching… Continue Reading →

Sexual Harassment Case -Goa Court rejects Tarun Tejpal’s plea to summon 2 witnesses

TNN Jan 20, 2021, 13:09 IST PANAJI: Additional sessions court, Mapusa rejected the application moved by founder-editor of Tehelka, Tarun Tejpal, to record the statements of two witnesses with whom the survivor interacted after and before the incident. During the hearing of the case, counsel… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon Case-Church delegation meets Modi on Stan Swamy

PM refuses to ‘interfere’ saying that NIA, which has the custody of the Jesuit priest, is an ‘independent’ organisation and that he will be unable to intervene Stan SwamyFile picture Animesh Bisoee   |   Jamshedpur   |   Published 21.01.21, 01:42 AM Narendra Modi has refused to… Continue Reading →

Punjabi singer and lyricist Shree Brar promises not to sing songs commodifying women- Punjab Women Collective

Jan 18, Singhu Border Dr Surinder Jaipal Gill, of Punjab Women Collective while hosting the Women Farmers Day Program at the Singhu Border felicitated Punjabi singer and lyricist Shree Brar, who was arrested and tortured by the state government on… Continue Reading →

Family Farm Defenders from Madison Stands in Solidarity with Striking Indian Women Farmers

Oppose Modi’s Neoliberal Corporate Agribusiness Agenda On this Jan. 18th as India celebrates National Women Farmers Day and the U.S. celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Family Farm Defenders wishes to express solidarity with our sisters and brothers in India as… Continue Reading →

Democratic Teacher’s Front stand in Solidarity with Women Farmers #MahilaKisanDiwas

_Jan 17, 2021 – On the eve of Women Farmers’ Day, the Democratic Teachers’ Front expresses its profound respect and solidarity with women farmers*_ who have been the backbone of the ongoing historic farmers’ struggle at the borders of the… Continue Reading →

Why a minor who accused the Haryana police of custodial rape is still held in state custody #Vaw

CHAHAT RANA15 January 2021 On 9 October, student organisations and activist groups such as the Chhatra Ekta Manch, the Chhatra Abhibhavak Sangh and the Valmiki Sabha organised a protest march in Haryana’s Butana village. The protesters demanded the arrest of… Continue Reading →

Budaun gang rape | Betrayed by blind faith #Vaw

Anuj Kumar The alleged rape and death of an Anganwadi helper in Budaun has once again highlighted the lapses on the part of the Uttar Pradesh administration in investigating crimes against women. Anuj Kumar reports on the brutal death of… Continue Reading →

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