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NCW takes suo motu cognisance of women being paraded naked in Manipur, demands prompt action

NEW DELHI, JULY 20: The National Commission for Women has taken suo motu cognisance of an alleged incident of women being paraded naked in Manipur and asked the State police chief to take prompt action in the matter. Tension mounted in the hills of Manipur after a May 4 video surfaced on Wednesday showing two women from one of the warring communities being paraded naked by a group of men from the other side. "NCW condemns the Manipur incident. Taking suo motu cognizance, the DGP Manipur has been asked to...
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NCW forms fact-finding team to probe into ‘auction’ of girls in Rajasthan’s Bhilwara

New Delhi, October 28: The National Commission for Women on Friday formed a two-member fact-finding team to look into allegations of auctioning off of girls for loan repayment in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district, it said in a release. The women's panel said it had come across several media reports about girls being auctioned off to settle disputes over loan repayments in Bhilwara. It has been reported that in many settlements, girls are sold into prostitution on stamp paper. In some cases, their mothers are raped on the diktat of 'khap' (caste)...
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