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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, 2 months 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 ...
 DNA2 months ago Leila Seth, first woman judge of Delhi High Court, passes away  Sify2 months 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 ...
 Sify2 months ago
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NCW notice to Kamal Hassan: time to revisit the rape victim-naming law?

The decision of the National Commission for Women (NCW) to issue a notice to Tamil film star Kamal Hassan – for disclosing the identity of a Kerala film star who was gangraped in a moving car – has reopened the debate on whether the identity of ...
 catchnews.com1 week 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 Chronicle2 months 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.com2 months 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 ...
 DNA2 months ago Death penalty does not deter crime: Activists  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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