Saturday, 24 September 2016

September 23, 2016 Coverage

Human rights

1. The Times of India
Atrocities against Dalits: Cases lying in limbo. Most incidents are reported from the rural areas, while the policemen shielded the accused in a specific case.

Women's rights 

2. Daily News / Rajasthan Patrika
A woman was brutally thrashed in Kumbhalgarh on the pretext of getting a witch out of her body. State Women's Commission takes cognizance of the case.

3. Dainik Navjyoti
Second phase of women's project starts to establish gender equality in society and bring women to mainstream of development.

4. Rajasthan Patrika
NSUI activists hold a demonstration and burn an effigy of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at Rajasthan University's main gate with the demand for women's security. They also demand stringent punishment to the killers of Harshita.

Child rights

5. DNA
Drunk Alwar man murders his three-year-old son for want of son.

Women's health

6. Daily News
Experts to discuss women's health issues at a conference in Jaipur to be organised by the National Association of Reproductive and Child Health of India.

Women's reproductive health

7. Dainik Navjyoti / Rajasthan Patrika
Sex determination test racked unearthed in Agra with the arrest of a hospital owner and four touts. Action was taken by PCPNDT team of Rajasthan.