Rape cases trials in fast track courts mooted

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The home ministry is mulling a proposal to try rape cases in fast track courts, an official said Friday. Sangeeta Verma, economic advisor to the women and child development ministry, told : ‘We completely agree with the demand for setting up fast track courts to try rape cases and have submitted the proposal to the… Read more »

Girls unsafe in Uttar Pradesh, say women’s panel, activists

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Girls unsafe in Uttar Pradesh

The National Commission for Women (NCW) Monday formed a committee to investigate the shocking case of a Dalit minor who was brutally attacked for resisting rape in Uttar Pradesh, a state where, activists say, the situation for women, ruled by a woman chief minister, is going from bad to worse. NCW chairperson Girija Vyas said:… Read more »