Women and Violence

Police Commission Memorandum

Memorandum     8 June, 2004       To The Commissioner of Police Police Headquarters New Delhi   Dear Shri K.K.Paul,   This is with reference to your interview published in the Times of India today in whic...

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Submission to Justice Verma Committee from National Women's Organisations 5th Jan.2013

Submission to the Justice Verma Committee Dear Justice Verma and other members of the Committee, We, the undersigned, are women’s organizations and others who have been engaged in the struggle for amendments to the substantive and procedural laws related to sexual assaults for the last 20 years and more. We have also had several meetings in this period with the administration and the Police including the Commissioner of Police, Delhi to urge them to take adequate steps to ensure the safety and security of women in our country. While we understand that the terms of reference of the...

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2 May 2008 A 5-member AIDWA delegation led by UP State AIDWA Vice-President Saroj Kushwaha met Kamlesh the 6 year old dalit girl from Mathura who had been thrown onto a smouldering bonfire by an upper-caste boy who objected to her using a public road near his house.  The delegation met her at the Agra Government Hospital where she is being treated for severe burns.  The AIDWA UP State Committee and the AIDWA centre have resolved to fight for justice along with Kamlesh’s family and to give all the support required.  AIDWA condemns this and other atrocities being...

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