"Is it going to be any different from what was promised last year?" That is how leading women's rights activist Vrinda Grover responded to the announcement by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to set aside Rs. 1000 crore to the Nirbhaya Fund set up in ... The Hindu, 1 week ago
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(New Delhi)Numbers of juveniles committing serious crimes have seen a significant growth in India in past few years. There has been a long going debate over whether Juvenile Justice Act should be amended and juvenile age should be decreased or not.Indian Weekender, 1 day ago
Child rights activists in India have voiced their opposition to a government plan to make changes in the juvenile justice law in the wake of rising sex attacks in the country. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has proposed the changes that ...Al Jazeera, 2 days ago
Senior Advocate and former Additional Solicitor General, Indira Jaising today strongly criticised the practice of senior lawyers settling and resettling plaints and affidavits in a bid to intimidate judges. Jaising raised this concern while ...Bar & Bench, 2 days ago
Badrinath Singh, father of the deceased 23-year-old medical student, Nirbhaya, who was gang raped and tortured on a moving bus in December 2012, has welcomed the government's decision to try juveniles as adults in crimes like rape and murder. ...Deutsche Welle, 6 days ago
A coalition of 58 non-governmental organisations under the banner 'ProChild Network' came together on Wednesday to urge the Central Government to deliberate before deciding to repeal and re-enact the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of ...The Hindu, 6 days ago
NEW DELHI There is a need to reconsider the decision to allow treatment of juvenile offenders as adults and instead look for solutions within the existing juvenile justice system, experts said here on Wednesday. Juvenile's involvement in the acts ...Oman Tribune, 6 days ago Call to review lowering the age of juvenile The Freepress Journal, 6 days ago Reconsider decreasing age of juvenile: Experts Mangalorean, 1 week ago
Asia Indian women 'continue to be seen as subordinates' A fatal gang rape case in New Delhi has spotlighted the issue of violence against women in India. While Indian women are no longer quiet, there's still a long way to go, lawyer and rights ...Deutsche Welle, 1 week ago Indian women 'continue to be seen as subordinates' Deutsche Welle, 1 week ago
Union minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi in a proposal has said that the juvenile age bar should be reduced to 16 years from the exiting 18. She said that juvenile rape accused should be punished in the way adult rape accused are ...Meri News, 1 week ago
It was a hard road for Prashant Dayal to realise his dream of becoming a journalist. After flunking his school exams, his parents nearly threw him out. He eventually paid his way through journalism school by working nights as a rickshaw driver, ...BBC, 1 week ago
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