Category Archives: VICTIM COMPENSATION

Proposal for placing the new Instrument adopted by ILO Domestic Workers Convention and Domestic Workers Recommendation approved

The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal for placing the new instrument adopted by International Labour Organisation (ILO) – Domestic Workers Convention (C-189) and Domestic Workers Recommendation (R-201) before the Parliament. The International Labour Conference(ILC) of ILO at its 100th … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation of Sex Workers

A SHAKTI VAHINI RESEARCH INITIATIVE There is no rehabilitation policy for sex workers. However, to provide rehabilitation services to victims of trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation, the Ministry of Women and Child Development is implementing “Ujjawala”, a comprehensive Scheme for … Continue reading

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India ratify UN Conventions against Transnational Organised Crime and Corruption

EQUALITY INDIA NEWS / A SHAKTI VAHINI RESEARCH INITIATIVE India has ratified the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime and its three protocols and the United Nations Convention against Corruption.The United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime is the … Continue reading

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SC directs govt to rehabilitate prostitutes

EQUALITY INDIA NEWS / SHAKTI VAHINI RESEARCH INITIATIVE Observing that sex workers are also entitled to the protection of Article 21(Liberty), the Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre and states/Union Territoriess to prepare suitable rehabilitation schemes for their welfare. … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Consultative Committee of Ministry of Women & Child Development Discusses Rape Victims Rehabilitation Scheme

EQUALITY INDIA NEWS- A SHAKTI VAHINI RESEARCH INITIATIVE The Consultative Committee of the Parliament attached to the Ministry of Women and Child Development held its meeting in New Delhi today under the Chairmanship of Smt. Krishna Tirath, Minister of State … Continue reading

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Trafficking of Children and Minor Girls

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, the number of cases registered under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 in the North Eastern Region increased from 32 in 2008 to 43 in 2009. The State-wise details are given … Continue reading

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Gender equality and empowerment of women is one of the foremost concerns of the Indian Government: D. K. Sikri, Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development

Shri D. K. Sikri, Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development is leading an Indian delegation to represent at the seventh South Asian ministerial conference, commemorating Beijing, being held from 3-5 October, 2010, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The United Nations development … Continue reading

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Relief and Rehabilitation to Rape Victims

The National Commission for Women (NCW) had framed a Scheme in 1995 in the form of a legislation for compensation to and rehabilitation of victims of rape and sexual assault in pursuance of the Supreme Court’s direction in the case … Continue reading

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