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Uber Cab Driver Gets Life Term Imprisonment for Rape
New Indian Express

Delhi cabdriver convicted of rape jailed for life

NEW DELHI -- A cabdriver in India who worked with the Uber service was on Tuesday sentenced to life in prison by a court here, which convicted him of raping a 26-year-old female passenger in December last year. The driver was found guilty of all ... Nikkei Asian Review, 3 weeks ago
Uber Cab Driver Gets Life Term Imprisonment for Rape New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago

Anti-rape law to get more teeth

There are possibilities of trying perpetrators of heinous crimes as adults if they are above 15 The Delhi government's attempt at toughening its stance and treatment of perpetrators of heinous crimes, especially of a sexual nature and ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Don't give bail to repeat offenders: Uber rape victim's father

New Delhi, Nov 3 As the rapist Uber driver got life imprisonment till death on Tuesday, the victim's family expressed satisfaction but said repeat offenders must never get bail for such crime. "I am highly satisfied with the verdict of the ...
 ProKerala.com3 weeks ago

Maneka Proposes Charter on Women's Entitlements

NEW DELHI: Women in India may soon get a first-of-its-kind comprehensive charter on their entitlements. The Central government will hold a national consultation next month on how to go about it. The charter is expected to reinforce women's rights in ...
 New Indian Express6 days ago

How One Female Lawyer In India Is Fighting For Women's Basic Rights

Olivia Arthur, Magnum Photo Agency Karuna Nundy, a Supreme Court advocate who specializes in human rights litigation, has been involved in some of India's most divisive and difficult cases. Im a great believer in deliberative democracy; ...
 Huffington Post6 days ago
Asia Times Online

Rising violence against women in India: regional human development view needed

Asia Times News & Features, South Asia A recent study based on official sources has revealed a rising trend of violence against women in India. A similar trend could exist in the rest of South Asia. The Indian study drawing on figures provided ...
 Asia Times Online2 weeks ago
The Press NZ

Law Commission reviews defences for victims who kill

Jacqueline Wihongi was sentenced to eight years in prison for stabbing her partner to death, in 2010. The Law Commission's review of 23 cases found most murder weapons in victim versus abuser cases were kitchen knives. A law review could make ...
 Dominion Post2 weeks ago Review for victims who kill  The Press NZ2 weeks ago

AFSPA facilitates gross human rights violations ICJ

Source: Hueiyen News Service Imphal, November 06 2015 : On the 15th anniversary of Irom Sharmila's hunger strike, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has called on the Indian government to repeal the Armed Forces Special Powers Act ...
 E Pao3 weeks ago

ICJ joins the call for Repeal of AFSPA

ICJ (International Commission of Jurist) joins the call for Repeal of AFSPA India: Repeal Armed Forces Special Powers Act Immediately On the 15th anniversary of Irom Sharmila's hunger strike, the International Commission of Jurists calls on the ...
 E Pao3 weeks ago

Apalling suggestion by HC

There could be no disagreement over the need to make the punishment for sex offenders perpetrating heinous sexual crimes on children and minors much more stringent. However, the recent suggestions put up by Madras High Court to deal with the menace ...
 Kashmir Times3 weeks ago
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