ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Women against Sexual Violence and State RepressionSubscribe to Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression

False Cases

The Bastar police has launched a no-holds-barred attempt to silence all those who are calling them to account for violations of the rule of law under the cover of anti-Maoist operations. Advocate Shalini Gera and her colleagues of JagLAG who were in Jagdalpur in connection with a case of false...

Rape as Atrocity in Contemporary Haryana

This paper highlights the escalating incidence of sexual violence against Dalit girls by Jats in contemporary Haryana, and the extraordinary struggles unfolding in the battle for justice. Details from a few cases through fact-finding visits and interactions present pictures of suffering and courage within entrenched structures of caste, now under siege. The unique place of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in contemporary Haryana is another major facet of the struggle under way. The paper poses many questions to the women's movement, the wider democratic public, and the state. How much progress has been made in claims towards restorative justice, whereby victimhood can be transformed into meaningful survival?
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