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I AM SORRY MOM I CAN’T FIGHT MORE – (CRY OF A RAPE VICTIM)

THIS WILL SURELY BRING TEARS IN UR EYES….Please READ AND PRAY FOR HER..FIGHT FOR HER …

THIS IS FOR OUR FAMILIES SAFETY……

I AM SORRY MOM I CAN’T FIGHT MORE
(CRY OF A RAPE VICTIM)
I still remember mom when once you and dad asked me what I need to do in my life I replied you I will reduce the pain of other’s people and I became a physiotherapist so that I can try my level best to reduce the pain of others. But today I am not able to resist my own pain.

Doctors are slashing my body parts for the fifth time like they were never the parts of my body…it is paining a lot mom I am not able to breathe properly and they attached me with oxygen cap. please tell the doctors not to give me the anesthesia mom.

I am scared I don’t want to close my eyes. If I close my eyes it takes me to that scary phase of my life where I was being cut into pieces I was just bunch of flesh which was being continuously chopped by those animals. Those faces were very scary mom they were like those hungry animals who were biting at every parts of my body.I don’t have courage to look myself in the mirror. Mom please break all the mirrors nearby me. Pls take me to bath. I want to bath. I want to sit under the shower for years mom so that I can wash those inhuman touch which has made me hate my own body.I tried to go towards bathroom but my stomach pain didn’t allow me to move myself.I can’t raise my head to see you standing outside through door glass.

When someone enter in my room I feel very scared mom. my heartbeats gets faster my eyes searches for you. please be around me. I don’t want to be alone.

Mom these medical instrument beeps are haunting in my brain. they sound like those unhelping traffic sounds which muted my cry and pleads which I was doing that time mom. The silence of this room reminds me of that silence when I was thrown on deserted road. I don’t know what happened but I was feeling very much cold the same way like a person shivering with very high temperature. Mom do you remember once when dad slapped me in childhood how much you fought with him until dad didn’t bring my favorite chocolate…

Where is dad, mom?

I can’t see him…is he ok mom ???


Please don’t let him cry mom. Do you remember once how dad got angry on you when you used to shout on me for anything?

They have beaten me and my dearest friend with some metal. It was paining a lot mom. I saw how he was bleeding to save me but they were coward rascals. They kept on beating him together till he didn’t collapse and then they scratched every parts of my body repeatedly mom. You always taught me to fight with the difficult situations but I am very weak in this situation. please hold my hand.

I want to sleep please put my head in your lap.

Please wash my body. Give me some pain killer my stomach is paining. Please tell doctor not to cut more parts of my body. its paining a lot.

I am sorry mom I can’t fight
more..!

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It’s high time to address issue of women’s safety: Sule

Condoling the death of Delhi gang-rape victim, NCP MP Supriya Sule today said it is high time to take up the issue of women’s and young girls’ safety at public and private places as well as at home.

“Early morning, today, received tragic news of death of a rape victim from Delhi. I pray for peace to the great soul. We tried to join her struggle for life, but failed,” Sule said on her blog.

“This is high time for us to retrospect about what has been happening for last 15 days. This is high time for us to take up the issue of women’s and young girls’ safety everywhere, at public places, private spaces and even at our home,” she added.

Government and the police machinery to remain alert on this issue. “Prime Minister himself mentioned that it is up to us all to ensure that her death will not have been in vain…Government, police and administrations at all level need to be alert on this issue,” she said.

We should check all our further actions and our past decisions with respect to the safety of the women, Sule said adding, “This is a difficult time to control our outrage as social groups,” she said.

Meanwhile, a delegation of Rashtravadi Yuvati Congress met Maharashtra DGP Sanjeev Dayal drawing his attention to the rise in crime against women.

They also urged Dayal that police should inform people, through regular media interactions, about the measures taken on the issue of women’s safety.

Meanwhile, Deshbhakti Andolan, a city-based NGO held demonstrations at suburban Bandra here to demand resignation of Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde alleging that he had failed to maintain law and order, in view of the recent gang-rape incident in the national capital.

http://www.business-standard.com/generalnews/news/its-high-time-to-address-issuewomens-safety-sule/101858/

Indian Medical Association questions govt move to airlift rape victim to Singapore

NEW DELHI: Condoling the death of the gang-rape victim, the Indian Medical Association today questioned the airlifting of the 23-year-old victim to Singapore for advanced treatment and wanted to know whether hospitals in India lack infrastructure to treat such patients.

The IMA sought to ask the government whether the reason to shift the patient was purely for medical purposes or there were other factors.

The paramedic student was airlifted to Singapore on Wednesday night after undergoing treatment for 10 days at the Safdarjung Hospital. Many doctors have questioned the move with some directly attacking the government, saying it was a political move.

K Vijayakumar, president of the IMA, told that a doubt arises in everyone’s mind whether the country’s premier institutes and hospitals lack infrastructure to treat such patients.

“Indian hospitals have infrastructure at par with their counterparts in other countries. India is emerging as a major centre of medical tourism and obviously the shifting of the girl raises the question whether our hospitals lack the necessary facilities?” he asked.

Indian doctors are “equally competent” to handle such cases, Vijayakumar said.

Condoling the death, honorary secretary of IMA Dr Narendra Saini also wanted to know the reasons behind shifting the girl from India to Singapore.

“Is it safe or of any advantage to transfer of patient in this condition? Do our hospitals lack infrastructure or our doctors incompetent to handle such patients or this particular decision was taken for other reasons?” he asked.

Both the president and honorary secretary of the IMA demanded that the government come out with some criteria and norms to be followed in cases of transferring patients to other hospitals.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Indian-Medical-Association-questions-govt-move-to-airlift-rape-victim-to-Singapore/articleshow/17810126.cms

India grieves as rape victim loses battle for life (Roundup)

Her death should not be in vain, was the chorus from President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and civil society, doffing its collective hat to the spirited 23-year-old who propelled an entire nation into a rethink of its societal rules and laws.

Across the country, in Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Bhopal, Patna, Kolkata, in city after city, the grief found echo. Hundreds gathered at various places demanding an end to crimes such as this.

 In the dying days of the year, the young physiotherapy intern had lost her battle for life in a Singapore hospital – 13 days after a trip to see a film with a friend ended in her being brutally tortured and raped by six men in a moving bus.

She was left, stripped and bloody, virtually for dead on that cold Dec 16 night, so grievously injured that her intestines had to be taken out. Now she is dead.

The six accused, including one suspected juvenile, are in jail and all of society in the dock. All six will now face murder charge.

The woman passed away peacefully at 4.45 a.m. with her family and Indian diplomats by her side, Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital said.

“She had suffered from severe organ failure following serious injuries to her body and brain,” hospital official Kevin Loh said. “We are humbled by the privilege of being tasked to care for her in her final struggle.”

The ripples were felt in Singapore, where people queued up outside the Indian high commission on Grange Road to pay tribute to the doughty woman from a humble family in India’s Uttar Pradesh state.

Questions also arose on why she was shifted to Singapore when her health was so precarious. And the government was the target. For lax policing that led to the incident, and for taking the risky decision to move her.

The body is to be flown back to India Saturday evening in a special aircraft.

As introspection continued on the vulnerability of women, the legal framework to prevent aggravated sexual assaults and ways to stem such crimes, there were tears and protests.

From politicians, celebrities, students and domestic workers. Men and women, everybody was a stakeholder. Many pushed for the death penalty but there were also voices advising against such extreme steps.

The president termed the young woman — who had told her family she did not want to die — “a true hero”.

“…let us resolve that this death will not be in vain,” he added.

The prime minister spoke out in almost the same words, saying that it was up to “us all to ensure that her death will not have been in vain”.

The reticent Sonia Gandhi said – twice in two days – that we “pledge that she will get justice and that her fight will not have been in vain”

Others spoke up too. Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan said he was ashamed of being a man. “I promise I will fight with your voice,” he said in a tribute to the “brave little girl”.

And actress-activist Shabana Azmi said: “Our impotence stares us in the face.”

India’s civil society agreed. And gathered in their thousands.

Though there was a virtual lockdown in Delhi’s city centre, protesters gathered at Jantar Mantar area close by and the anger spilled over. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was booed away.

The bus stop at Munirka, where the woman boarded the bus for that last ill-fated ride, piled up with flowers and scores of posters.

Many people across the country felt that the dead woman could have been one amongst them.

But even in this cathartic moment of collective grief, reports came in of harassment at Jantar Mantar.

And just three days ago, an 18-year-old victim of gang-rape committed suicide in Patiala, Punjab, because police had refused to register a case and humiliated her by asking difficult questions.

This should be India’s wake-up moment. But was it?

http://www.business-standard.com/generalnews/ians/news/india-grieves-as-rape-victim-loses-battle-for-life-roundup/101814/

 

Thousands join candlelight protests for ‘Amanat’: Latest developments

New DelhiProtests were held in Delhi and other cities all day today in memory of the 23-year-old medical student who died in a Singapore hospital early this morning. The body of ‘Amanat’ (NOT her real name) will be brought back to India on a chartered Air India plane along with her family members. ImageC
Here are the latest developments:

  • In Delhi, hundreds of people gathered at Jantar Mantar and at sunset, the numbers were growing. Many carried placards highlighting the lack of safety for women.
  • Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit tried to join the demonstration in the afternoon but left after lighting a candle as many in the crowd heckled her. They said they did not want to politicise today’s somber proceedings.
  • Early in the morning, the police sealed all access to India Gate where thousands of protesters clashed with cops last weekend. 5,000 policemen and security personnel, some in riot gear, stood guard near the monument in the heart of Delhi.
  • Ms Dikshit had asked Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to allow the protesters to go to India Gate, but her request was turned down. She also appealed for calm in the city.
  • Dozens of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi marched silently to the bus stop from where the girl and her friend had boarded the bus on December 16. They carried placards reading, “She is not with us but her story must awaken us.”
  • The six men arrested for the depraved attack on Amanat have now been accused of murder. The police is working on a 1000-page chargesheet against them; the trial could begin in the first week of January when courts reopen after a winter break.
  • Five of the arrested men are in Delhi’s Tihar Jail and have been moved to high-security cells to prevent potential attacks from other prisoners. The sixth, a minor, is at a juvenile home in Delhi.
  • Police spokesman Rajan Bhagat said the six face death penalty if convicted.
  • Doctors who attended to Amanat in Singapore said: “She was courageous in fighting for her life for so long against the odds, but the trauma to her body was too severe for her to overcome.”

10 legal rights every woman must know

Knowing the times that we are in, we give you, yet again, an overview of some important legal rights for women that every one must be aware of. 
  1 Free legal aid
Exercise your right to free legal aid. Often, women go to the police station unaccompanied by a lawyer to get their statement recorded, and they stand the risk of being misquoted or their statement being tampered with. The police may also treat the entire episode lightly and not lodge an FIR. So, it is necessary to have a lawyer with you while you lodge the FIR. “According to a Delhi High Court ruling, whenever a rape is reported, the SHO has to bring this to the notice of the Delhi Legal Services Authority. The legal body then arranges for a lawyer for the victim,” says Saumya Bhaumik, women rights lawyer.

2 Right to privacy while recording statement
Under section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code, a woman who has been raped can record her statement before the district magistrate when the case is under trial, and no one else needs to be present. Alternatively, she can record the statement with only one police officer and woman constable in a convenient place that is not crowded and does not provide any possibility of the statement being overheard by a fourth person. The cops have to, by law, upkeep the woman’s right to privacy. It’s important for the person to feel comfortable and not be under any kind of stress while narrating the incident.

3 Time doesn’t matter
The police cannot refuse to register an FIR even if a considerable period of time has elapsed since the incident of rape or molestation took place. If the police tells you that they can’t lodge your FIR since you didn’t report it earlier, do not concede. “Rape is a horrifying incident for any woman, so it’s natural for her to go into shock and not want to report it immediately. She may also fear for her safety and the reputation and dignity of her family. For this reason, the Supreme Court has ruled that the police must register an FIR even if there has been a gap between the report and the occurrence of the incident,” says Tariq Abeed, advocate, Supreme Court.

4 Email to the rescue
According to the guidelines issued by the Delhi Police, a woman has the privilege of lodging a complaint via email or registered post. If, for some reason, a woman can’t go to the police station, she can send a written complaint through an email or registered post addressed to a senior police officer of the level of Deputy Commissioner or Commissioner of Police. The officer then directs the SHO of the police station, of the area where the incident occurred, to conduct proper verification of the complainant and lodge an FIR. The police can then come over to the residence of the victim to take her statement.

5 Cops can’t say no
Arape victim can register her police complaint from any police station under the Zero FIR ruling by Supreme Court. “Sometimes, the police station under which the incident occurs refuses to register the victim’s complaint in order to keep clear of responsibility, and tries sending the victim to another police station. In such cases, she has the right to lodge an FIR at any police station in the city under the Zero FIR ruling. The senior officer will then direct the SHO of the concerned police station to lodge the FIR,” says Abeed. This is a Supreme Court ruling that not many women are aware of, so don’t let the SHO of a police station send you away saying it “doesn’t come under his area”.

6 No arrests after sunset
According to a Supreme Court ruling, a woman cannot be arrested after sunset and before sunrise. There are many cases of women being harassed by the police at wee hours, but all this can be avoided if you exercise the right of being present in the police station only during daytime. “Even if there is a woman constable accompanying the officers, the police can’t arrest a woman at night. In case the woman has committed a serious crime, the police has to get it in writing from the magistrate explaining why the arrest is necessary during the night,” says Bhaumik.

7 You can’t be called to the police station
Women cannot be called to the police station for interrogation under Section 160 of the Criminal Procedure Code. This law provides Indian women the right of not being physically present at the police station for interrogation. “The police can interrogate a woman at her residence in the presence of a woman constable and family members or friends,” says Abeed. So, the next time you’re called to the police station for queries or interrogation when you have faced any kind of harassment, quote this guideline of the Supreme Court to exercise your right and remind the cops about it.

8 Protect your identity
Under no circumstances can the identity of a rape victim be revealed. Neither the police nor media can make known the name of the victim in public. Section 228-A of the Indian Penal Code makes the disclosure of a victim’s identity a punishable offense. Printing or publishing the name or any matter which may make known the identity of a woman against whom an offense has been committed is punishable. This is done to prevent social victimisation or ostracism of the victim of a sexual offense. Even while a judgment is in progress at the high court or a lower court, the name of the victim is not indicated, she is only described as ‘victim’ in the judgment.

9 The doctor can’t decide
Acase of rape can’t be dismissed even if the doctor says rape had not taken place. A victim of rape needs to be medically examined as per Section 164 A of the Criminal Procedure Code, and only the report can act as proof. “A woman has the right to have a copy of the medical report from the doctor. Rape is crime and not a medical condition. It is a legal term and not a diagnosis to be made by the medical officer treating the victim. The only statement that can be made by the medical officer is that there is evidence of recent sexual activity. Whether the rape has occurred or not is a legal conclusion and the doctor can’t decide on this,” explains Bhaumik.

10 Employers must protect
It is the duty of every employer to create a Sexual Harassment Complaints Committee within the organisation for redressal of such complaints. According to a guideline issued by the Supreme Court, it is mandatory for all firms, public and private, to set up these committees to resolve matters of sexual harassment. It is also necessary that the committee be headed by a woman and comprise 50% women as members. Also, one of the members should be from a women’s welfare group.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Punjab/Chandigarh/10-legal-rights-every-woman-must-know/SP-Article1-981794.aspx

Delhi gangrape timeline: 13 days that stopped the nation

From December 16, when the 23-year-old was gangraped in a moving bus in Delhi, to December 29, when she died of her grievous injuries in a Singapore hospital, a sequence of 13 days that stopped a nation in its tracks: Dec 16: The paramedical student and her friend on the way back from a movie get into a bus at Munirka in south Delhi. She is gang-raped and tortured in the moving bus and her is friend beaten. The couple is stripped, robbed and thrown out of the bus. Spotted by a toll plaza patrol vehicle and admitted to Safdarjung Hospital. 

Dec 17: Police arrest bus driver Ram Singh and two accused.

Dec 18: The fourth accused held. Large numbers of people gather at India Gate to demand justice for the woman, battling for life.

Dec 19: Doctors remove the victim’s intestines, susceptible to gangrene. Protests continue.

Dec 20: The friend identifies one of the accused as the rapist in Tihar Jail.

Dec 21: Police apprehends a juvenile, identified as the fifth accused.

Dec 21: As the young woman’s condition worsens, hundreds, mostly women, take out a candle-light march outside 10 Janpath, the residence of Sonia Gandhi. Many women students and activists also try to enter Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Dec 21: Police arrest sixth accused from Aurangabad in Bihar.

Dec 22: Home minister Sushilkumar Shinde announces a commission to probe the gangrape. Protests spread as police shuts down Raisina Hill, the seat of power. Police use batons, water cannons and tear gas at crowds, which stays at India Gate till late at night, some through the night. Some metro stations shut down.

Government sets up inquiry to suggest ways to enhance women’s safety in Delhi.

Dec 23: The heart of the Indian capital turns into a battle zone as thousands denounce the gangrape. Clashes between police and protesters leave many injured. Constable Subhash Chand Tomar dies. Metro station remain shut.

The victim is on ventilator, her condition remains critical.

Dec 24: Two Delhi Police officers suspended for not stopping the bus with tinted windows in which the girl was raped. Roads again blocked as protests continue. Authorities promise more measures for security of women. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addresses the nation, calls for calm.

Dec 25: Delhi policeman Tomar succumbs to his injuries.

Dec 26: Gangrape victim flown to Singapore. Government asks a Delhi high court judge to probe the gangrape and police lapses and suggest ways to make the national capital safer for women.

Dec 28: Sonia Gandhi joins Prime Minister Manmohan Singh promise quick justice. the young woman’s condition worsens.

Dec 29: The woman dies in Singapore. Protests in Delhi as police barricade the city centre.

 http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/NewDelhi/Delhi-gangrape-timeline-13-days-that-stopped-the-nation/Article1-982371.aspx

 

Fight Back App for Women Safety

Tech Mahindra had long back developed an application called FightBack
which was being used only by the staff members of Mahindra Group.

After the gang-rape of a woman in New Delhi; Anand Mahindra has now
thrown open this smart phone application for public use, beyond
Mahindra employees.

The FightBack application tracks a user’s location and sends SOS
messages to selected contacts in case of an emergency.

This application is now available for download on the company website
for free & IS ONLY FOR INDIAN MOBILE NUMBERS.

The FightBack app allows the user to press on a panic button whenever
he/she feels unsafe.

It tracks the location using GPS and alerts chosen contacts about the
location map and is available on Android and Blackberry.
Steps – How to download the applicatio

1 – Register yourself or login through Faceback with Post click.
2 – After the successful Login in the portal, Click to Download.
3 – Enter the mobile number on which you want to deploy for the Fight
Back application.

4 – Select your handset on which you would like to download the

application from the device list.
5 – Click on Download button, and you will receive the link to download via SMS.
6 – By clicking on the downloadable link within the received SMS your
application will start downloading.

Cheers to Mahindra Group 
 
Do spread this to create awareness.

 

 

 

2012 Delhi gang rape case

A female physiotherapy student was beaten and gang raped in South Delhi in a bus when she was returning in the evening with a male companion after watching a movie, and was assaulted by five passengers already aboard and the driver. She was taken to Safdarjang Hospital, received multiple surgeries, and was placed on mechanical ventilation.

Here is what happened on the 16th of December the girl along with her male friend boarded a private chartered bus at about 9.30 pm. Just few mins passed by and the woman became suspicious when the bus deviated from its normal route and its doors were shut. When she objected, the group of six men already on board taunted the couple, asking what they were doing alone at a late hour.

When the victim’s friend tried to intervene, he was beaten, gagged and knocked unconscious with an iron rod. The men then dragged the woman to the rear of the bus beating her with the rod and raping her while the bus drove. Medical reports later suggested that the woman suffered serious injuries to her abdomen, intestines and genitals due to assault and penetration using a blunt object suspected to be the same rod. That rod was later described by police as being a rusted, L-shaped implement of the type used with a wheel jack. After the beatings and rape ended, the gang threw the two from the moving bus, and one of the perpetrators later cleaned the vehicle. Police impounded it the next day.

The woman and her companion were found by a passerby on the road, partially clothed and unconscious, around 11 pm. The passerby phoned Delhi Police, who took the couple to hospital, where the woman was given emergency treatment and placed on mechanical ventilation.  

She died thirteen days on 29th December later undergoing emergency treatment in Singapore for brain and gastrointestinal damage from the assault. 

Source: Wikipedia