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Justice Verma Committee

“There is no political will to work towards gender justice”

Newsclick, February 13, 2013

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In the backdrop of the contradictions between Justice Verma report and Union Government’s ordinance, Newsclick talks to documentary filmmaker Nakul Sawhney. His film Izzatnagri ki Asabhya Betiyaan (The immoral daughters in the land of honour) is a blazing exposure of the attitudes and acts of the khaps, and a display of resistance and repulse by young girls.

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"Don't Equate Gender Justice with Capital Punishment"

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Newsclick Production, February 4, 2013

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Newsclick interview Brinda Karat, Polit Bureau Member, CPI(M), on the ordinance issued by the Government on the issue of sexual violence against women. The interview tries to look at the relevance of the ordinance and whether the Justice Verma Committee recommendations have in fact been addressed in this Ordinance.