Molestation & Media

By Sushanta Talukdar in Guwahati In an incident that put India to shame, on the night of July 9, a group of men pulled out a 20-year-old girl from an autorickshaw she was trying to get into to return home after coming out of a bar on the busy Guwahati-Shillong road close to the Dispur…

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Women’s Groups Meet Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi On 18 July

17 groups call for speedy justiceA STAFF REPORTER Rallying cryJuly 19: Seventeen city-based organisations have joined hands to prod the government into ensuring speedy justice for the July 9 molestation victim. While submitting a memorandum to chief minister Tarun Gogoi yesterday, the organisations also demanded special gender-sensitive training for police personnel and amendments to the…

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The Dark Shadow Of Impunity

Sanjoy HazarikaThe northeast used to pride itself on its gender equality. But the gory sexual violence against a teenager in Assam shows the region is no different from the rest of India The sordid sexual violence by a group of thugs against a young woman in Guwahati has stunned people not just in India but…

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The Guwahati Frames

yeda Hameed Posted online: Wed Jul 18 2012, 00:18 hrs Election 2014 should be fought on the issue of violence against women. In the sleepy town of Nazirabad, 75 kilometres from Bhopal, four children were playing near a garbage dump with what looked like a rubber doll. A salon owner across the road noticed something…

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Social Bodies For Strict Policing

Date: 15 July Original Story: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-07-15/guwahati/32684323_1_molestation-assam-government-strict-vigil Kangkan Kalita, TNN Jul 15, 2012, 12.11PM IST GUWAHATI: Seeking urgent steps from the government to ensure safety of women in Assam, which is believed to be one of the safest places for women in the country, social organizations and women activists have demanded strict policing to stop atrocities on women…

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Social Bodies For Strict Policing

Kangkan Kalita, TNN Jul 15, 2012, 12.11PM IST GUWAHATI: Seeking urgent steps from the government to ensure safety of women in Assam, which is believed to be one of the safest places for women in the country, social organizations and women activists have demanded strict policing to stop atrocities on women in the state. Condemning…

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