Posted on November 11, 2011 by THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN
Jaipur, Rajasthan, June 01, 2011
A group of villagers barged into the house of Kawa Varhat on Sunday night and started beating him him and his wife. They alleged that the woman possesses some evil spirit. They said that she and her husband would have to leave the village immediately. In fact, such incidents of torturing women after branding them as witch’ are on the rise in the state. ”Most of these cases happen when people want to grab the property of the women who are branded witches,” said a senior police officer. Read the report here.
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Posted on October 13, 2011 by THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN
Uttar Pradesh, Oct 10, 2011
A middle-aged Dalit woman was brazenly paraded naked in Chandwapur village of Uttar Pradesh. Ram Pyari later told the police that out of the 500 in the village no one had dared to intervene to save her. An affluent Dalit family put Ram Pyari, 45, through this public humiliation as they believed her husband, Darbari Lal, had helped their daughter Jayanti elope. Read the whole report here.
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