She was unable to speak because of trauma and remained silent for more than a month said the CID officer who had found the traumatised young girl at a railway station.
'For us, he's just a demon', say two sisters who helped convict their father for burning alive mother
Manoj Bansal who burnt alive his wife in 2016 with the help of his kin has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in Bulandshahr.
According to the last year's 'Global Gender Gap Report 2021', Pakistan ranked 153 out of 156 countries on the gender parity index, that is, among the last four.
The incident occurred in 2019 when the accused broke in to the house of the victim, who was 5-and-a-half years old then, at night and took her to a nearby field and raped her.
The girl has been admitted to a hospital in Kalinga Nagar in a serious condition.
Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal took to Twitter to accuse Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot of trying to shield his minister's son.
The woman's family claimed that acid was poured on the body to hide her identity.
The incident occurred under the jurisdiction of T T Nagar police station limits at around 8 pm on Thursday, but it came to light through some media reports on Sunday.
The family members did not inform the police about the incident immediately and took her to Kaushambi district for treatment.
"The woman narrated the incident to a local anganwadi helper, who in turn informed other authorities concerned and us," the police said.
Vigils have been held across the European Union country — as well as in cities like London and New York — calling for more to be done to combat violence against women.
The military’s action prompted multiple Western governments including the U.S. Embassy to issue a joint statement condemning serious human rights violations.
According to the Dhar district police superintendent Aditya Pratap Singh, four men (all relatives and neighbours of the widow) have been booked.
Most participants, particularly women, identified violence as a broad term, consisting of physical, mental, verbal, and sexual abuse.
The High Court on Thursday observed that all the authorities were bound to implement the Supreme Court verdicts.
The cruel incident took place in Parsala village under Jharigam block of the district where she had gone along with her parents to attend a marriage function.
The petitioner contended that there should be a statutory warning, as scenes degrading women are increasing in movies.