Tuesday, December 10, 2013

16 Days, 16 Tweets: Day 16, focus on custodial violence

What is custodial sexual violence? http://bit.ly/1d5KNCj #nosgbv

It began w a case of custodial rape. Mathura's story: http://bit.ly/1d5KMxY And from Doc Centre: http://bit.ly/1d5KLdy #nosgbv

About UNCAT, the UN Convention against Torture: http://bit.ly/1d5KSpp Treaty text: http://bit.ly/1d5KSpq #nosgbv

Law against Torture: http://bit.ly/IZzKBo #nosgbv

Indian law and custodial rape: http://indiankanoon.org/doc/1452736/ #nosgbv

The Special Rapporteur on Torture reported in 2008: http://bit.ly/19xLSA9 #nosgbv

Custodial rapes in India: http://bit.ly/19xM4zm The conviction rate is low: http://bit.ly/19xM2aP Also see: http://bit.ly/19xM4zn #nosgbv

This 1998 report by the Special Rapporteur on VAW has a section on custodial violence:
http://bit.ly/19xM6rb #nosgbv
State agents perpetrate sexual violence in several contexts: http://bit.ly/1f2Z6ck #nosgbv
Laws like AFSPA reinforce the existing climate of impunity: http://bit.ly/1f2ZEyV #nosgbv

Justice Verma Commission on AFSPA and women: http://bit.ly/1f2ZFmm #nosgbv

Militarised situations have gendered consequences: http://bit.ly/1f2ZI1u and http://bit.ly/1f2ZJ5y #nosgbv

As women, and outsiders, migrant women are doubly vulnerable: http://bit.ly/1f2ZLun #nosgbv

SGBV against refugees, IDPs, returnees: http://bit.ly/1f2ZMyc #nosgbv

Gender violence, conflict, IDPs, peace: http://bit.ly/1f2ZO9l by @swarraj #nosgbv

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