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UN condemns honour killings of Afghan women
Apr 03, 2013 UN Women in Afghanistan has strongly condemned honour killings of women and girls. Over 4,000 cases of violence against women and girls were reported to the Ministry of Women Affairs (MoWA) from 33 provinces of Afghanistan in 2010-2012.
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Indian PM appeals for peace, vows to protect women
Dec 24, 2012 Issuing a fresh appeal for peace, the Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh said that the government will look into delay in response in Delhi gangrape case as also all aspects concerning the security of women while asking people to desist from violence.
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Crimes against women: High time people change their mindset, says Prachi Desai
Mar 19, 2013 Prachi Desai, a popular Bollywood actress, who said in an interview that her latest film, I Me Aur Main, will make men value women, tells OneWorld that crimes against women cannot be stopped unless people change their mindset and cinema has a limited role in curbing such crimes. Excerpts from Prachi Desai’s interview.
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Delhi gangrape case: Ban on reporting by media upheld
Jan 10, 2013 Earlier, on 7th January, a magistrate had restrained the media from reporting and publishing the proceedings of Delhi gangrape case in the court.
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The stinging realities of acid attack survivors in India
Feb 28, 2013 Since 2003, Campaign and Struggle Against Acid Attacks on Women (CSAAAW), an NGO operating as a coalition of women's rights organisations and media activist groups, is assisting the acid attack survivors in obtaining relief from the government and law courts in India.
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No room for opposition when it comes to protecting women
Mar 05, 2013 When women are protected, they will live longer and make informed choices because they know their rights and take control of their own lives, says Tewodros Melesse, Director General of International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). He also talks about how the UN meeting of Member States, the Committee on the Status of Women (CSW) are a useful tool for ensuring women are protected.
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One billion creative ways of rising
Feb 24, 2013 Hundreds of Indian women and men gathered for the ‘Day of Rising’ in the heart of the national capital – just down the road from India’s Parliament on Valentine Day – to participate in a global movement of women, men and children, to protest, resist and, yes, overcome violence against women.
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When will India protect its women?
Dec 18, 2012 As the Parliament gets seized with the gruesome gang rape case of a 23-year old in Delhi, it remains to be seen what will be done by the government to curb crime against women in a city, that sees a rape every 18 hours.
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Delhi gang-rape very upsetting incident: Indian PM
Dec 20, 2012 The Indian Parliament continues to witness anger with members seeking protection for women in the backdrop of the barbaric incident of rape of a 23-year-old girl.
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No passport, driving license for eve-teasers in India
Nov 22, 2012 The Chief Minister of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has announced that anyone indulged in eve-teasing will be denied passport, driving license and other government facilities.
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Ban the two-finger test in rape trials
Jan 07, 2013 The two-finger test, which is a highly prevalent practice during rape trials in India, not only steals the victim of dignity but perpetuates the patriarchal notions of sexuality that feed rape.
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Delhi Police tries some reforms to assure women safety
Jan 17, 2013 Delhi Police, a police force blamed for its insensitivity towards women, is showing signs of change. This time though, the police seem better equipped to deal with such issues armed with detailed research and statistics.
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UN for global agreement to end violence against women
Mar 21, 2013 In the follow-up to the historic global agreement reached at the 57th Commission on the Status of Women to prevent and end violence against women and girls, UN Women has called for action to translate it into reality for women and girls globally.
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