A debate about sexual violence in Brazil sparked by a lawmaker`s comments on the floor of Congress has spread beyond government chambers, triggering a national debate about rape and sexism in the South American nation.
Every year millions of children are deprived of their basic rights of education and nutrition. Most of these children, from a tender age are compelled by situations to work for food. In a tough choice between literacy and hunger, it is always child labour to satisfy hunger that wins.
Trinamool Congress has asked West Bengal Human Rights Commission Chairman and former Supreme Court judge Ashok Ganguly, indicted by a Supreme Court panel in a sexual harassment matter, to step down on World Human Rights Day on Tuesday, saying "violators cannot be guardians."
Calling for zero human rights violation during counter terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief of Army`s Northern Command Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra on Monday asked the troops to ensure that people are not put to any inconvenience or harassment in the state.