Hindustan Times | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2019 11:59 PM IST
The complainants were part of a group that campaigned against the community’s practice of virginity tests for brides.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Yesha Kotak
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2019 05:30 AM IST
On Monday night, when the news of her death was announced, one of the leaders from the community in a gathering had warned members from attending the funeral.
Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2019 09:34 AM IST
Certain communities in the state follow a custom whereby a newly-wed woman has to prove that she was virgin prior to the marriage.
Kanjarbhat community man alleges social boycott for campaigning against traditional sexist practices
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 02:48 PM IST
The complainant Akshay Tamaychikar said he and his sister-in-law have in the past protested against the practice of ‘virginity tests’ – demanded by the Kanjarbhat community’s jati or caste panchayat.
Pune | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 08:39 AM IST
The Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samiti (MANS) Thursday demanded action against some members of the Kanjarbhat community here who were allegedly seen in a video asking a newly-married man the outcome of the bride’s `virginity test’.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Jatinder Kaur Tur
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2018 09:14 AM IST
According to the guidelines released on July 25 this year, medical practitioners play a dual role in responding to the survivors of sexual assault.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2018 04:05 PM IST
Police have to realise that the law is meant to stop the practice completely, and not just to punish the panch and related people, she adds.