Tag: women’s rights

Regional Training of Trainers: Scheduled Caste Sub Plan, Tribal Sub Plan, Gender Budgets

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Status of women with reference to gender based violence in Tamil Nadu

Fact sheet: Status of women with reference to gender based violence in Tamil Nadu Introduction There is an alarming growth in the cases of violence against women all over the world. Around the globe, at least one woman in every three has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime. Most often …

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Widows dogged by pension woes

Widows dogged by pension woes Complex procedures increase the ordeals of widows who are unable to avail their pension. It’s been four years since Radhika, a resident of Perambur, applied for a widow certificate to be able to avail pension under the social security scheme. However, despite frequent visits to the local tahsildars, office, she …

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Halting Increasing Oppression & Exploitation of Women: Women’s Rights and Strategies to Protect Women

The Workshop on Halting Increasing Oppression and Exploitation of Women in TamilNadu: Women’s Rights and Strategies to Protect Women concluded on 20th September 2014. This Meeting organized by Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation, SNEHA, Law Trust and Centre for Workers Management concluded with the following strategies and action plan. In order to resist and …

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Fact finding: Abduction, rape and murder of a young girl at Pichampatti

Background of the case: From 25th & 26th June 2014 newspaper reports we came to know that Vagitha (name changed) aged 17, D/o Ponusamy who worked in  V.K.A. Polymer Pvt Ltd was abducted, raped and brutally murdered. Hence a fact finding team was constituted by Tamil Nadu Child Rights  Protection Network and they conducted their …

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Fact Finding: Rape of a minor girl

On the 9th  of July 2012 at midnight, K. Latha (name changed) an unidentified man entered into the house and took her to a mango farm, which is 2 km away from the victim’s home. K. Latha‘s mouth and hands were tied with a rope and she was brutally raped by the unidentified man. After …

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Public Protest Against Genocide of Girls

  Public Protest AGAINSTGENOCIDE OF GIRL CHILDREN Date: 16.12.2014                  Time: 3.00 p.m. Venue:   Chepauk Guest House, Chennai     PRESS RELEASE To The Editor / Chief Reporter / Chief of Bureau Special Correspondent / Station Director / News Director   Dear Sir / Madam Campaign Against Sex Selective Abortion (CASSA) today at a Protest held …

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Fact Finding: Rape and murder of a 10 year old girl

Short Description:  On 14-02-2014 night, Thenmozhi (name changed) daughter of Paramasivam was abducted from the house. Next day Mr. Paramasivam got news that child Thenmozhi’s nude dead body was hanging in a neem tree at Chendrayanpalayam’s Perumal Kovil foothills.  Five persons Poobathi, Anandha Babu, Prabhakaran, Bala Krishnan and Anadhan were arrested by police and released …

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Fact finding: Sexual abuse of two girls in TELC student hostel at Pollachi, Coimbatore district.

Introduction: Nowadays news about incidents of sexual abuse against children has become a daily issue. The news of two girl children sexually abused in Pollachi, Coimbatore district is a continuation of it. Tamil Evangelical Lutheran Church (TELC) is running an elementary school and a boys’ hostel at Pollachi, Coimbatore district. On 11.06.2014, two girl children …

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Fact Finding: Alleged sexual abuse and suspicious deaths at Akshaya Trust Home, Kodimangalam

On June 11th 2014, we came to know about sexual abuse and huge number of suspicious deaths happening at Akshaya Trust Home, Kodimangalam Village, Madurai through our secondary sources. Hence a fact finding investigation team was constituted by CCJAT. This team conducted fact finding investigation on 23rd and 24th of June 2014. The Akshaya Trust …

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