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A 13-day ordeal that changed the course of anti-rape laws

The 13 days between a young paramedic's brutal rape and her death in a Singapore hospital, redefined the way India looked at sexual offences against women. An immediate outrage broke out, driving hordes of young and old people out of their homes into the ... Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago

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Doyen of law, Justice Leila Seth passes away at 86

A doyen of the legal fraternity, Justice (retired) Leila Seth, passed away quietly into the night on Friday. Justice Seth, one of the three members of the Justice Verma Committee that revamped the rape laws following the horrific 2012 Delhi gangrape case, was ...
 DNA3 weeks ago Leila Seth, first woman judge of Delhi High Court, passes away  Sify3 weeks ago

SC terms 'brutal' rape, murder of Nirbhaya as 'rarest of rare cases'

[India], May 5 (ANI): Terming it as a rarest of the rare cases, the Supreme Court on Friday said the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case was a crime that was brutal, barbaric and diabolic in nature. The apex court said the case amounted to a devastation ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

Ensure gender justice does not remain only on paper

Despite the progress made by women in education and in various fields and changes brought in ideas of women’s rights, respect for women is on the decline and crimes against women are on the increase, the Supreme Court observed and called for concerted ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago
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'Judges with daughters are more understanding'

'I do feel it's a question of your own upbringing, the way your father treats your mother, how the daughters are treated in the house.' 'You learn so much by osmosis. I suppose it's getting better, but it's not gone.' 'It's still a patriarchal society.' Justice Leila Seth, who passed into the ages on May 5, was a legal legend. The first lady chief justice of the Delhi high court reflected on her career as lawyer and judge in this fascinating interview with Pallavi Saluja, for the legal ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Capital punishment to Nirbhaya rapists revives death penalty debate

With the awarding of the death penalty to the four convicts in the December 12 gangrape case, the debate surrounding the capital punishment has seen a revive. The four convicts, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh, on the death row, will ...
 DNA3 weeks ago Death penalty does not deter crime: Activists  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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Maatr review: Raveena shines in a shoddy revenge saga

In a performance marked by amazing maturity and restraint, the actress conveys the dark, brooding and internal process of recuperating from grief and finding closure.It's obvious she feels strongly about Maatr's theme and her sturdy ambition is the only thing that holds your interest even when the film does not, says Sukanya Verma. There's a tendency among films about crime against women to garner respectability by championing a cause that demands urgent attention and action. But in the ...
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Saluting the Vishaka judgment, 20 years on

This historic judgement brought the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace into the mainstream discourse. Given the achingly slow pace of social progress in India, this is no small cause. IMAGE: A demonstrator takes part in a New Delhi protest rally in December 2012. Photograph: Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters. In 1997, the Supreme Court broke new ground for the cause of gender equality by setting out the first explicit definition of sexual harassment in the workplace and guidelines to deal with ...
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