Home, Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Oceania, News, Sitemap
EN


Home / Womens Secretariat / India / Articles / India to name and shame rapists: minister‎
loading map..

Facebook

Protest in India over gang rape case. (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/dec/23/india-gang-rape-protests)
India to name and shame rapists: minister‎

in INDIA, 28/12/2012

The Indian government said Thursday it will post the photos, names and addresses of convicted rapists on official websites to publicly shame them, in a new measure to combat growing crime against women.

Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh, India's junior home minister, said the campaign would begin first in New Delhi, where the brutal gang-rape of a student on December 16 by six drunken men has sparked nationwide protests.

"We are planning to start it (the campaign) in Delhi," Singh told reporters, hours after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said women were being treated unfairly in India.

"Photographs, names and addresses of the rapists will be uploaded on the Delhi Police website (http://www.delhipolice.nic.in)," he said.

Read the full story

Bookmark and Share