Thursday, 3 November 2016

November 2 (Women's Rights)

Jaipur

1. Dainik Bhaskar
Highest number of gangrapes in Jaipur after Delhi, as per NCRB figures. Kota emerges as centre for smuggling of weapons.

2. Rajasthan Patrika
Estimated age of women in Rajasthan is less than that in other states, according to SRS Life Based Table 2010-14

Rajasthan 

3. Hindustan Times (Bharatpur)
Woman thrown out of her house with dowry demand and for giving birth to girl.

4. Dainik Bhaskar (Balotra)
Four persons call widow to home and try to rape her. On her resistance, they killed her by firing at her.

5. Dainik Bhaskar (Jodhpur)
Woman accuses husband of throwing her out of home. She finds the house locked when she returned after a year-and-a-half.

6. Dainik Bhaskar (Udaipur)
Family planning: Only tubectomy of women given priority, no awareness about other options.

National

7. Hindustan Times (Guwahati)
Two women branded as witches and buried alive in Assam over presence of insects in a village well.

8. The Times of India (Mumbai)
Woman on house-hunt raped by eight men. Seven of the accused persons arrested.

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