VAWM in the news | 27th Oct


Gang rape: AIDWA demands action against culprits

The All-India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) has demanded stern action against the culprits involved in the sexual harassment of a woman from Tamil Nadu on the beach here a couple of days ago.

Expressing shock at the incident, K K Sailaja, state secretary of the AIDWA, demanded a detailed investigation into the incident.


22 girls saved from flesh trade racket in Mumbai

The Dahisar police and officials from the social service branch of the crime branch conducted raids at three different places on Monday night and rescued 22 girls and arrested 14 men who were allegedly running a prostitution racket.


Delhi duo held for rape in Mumbai

The Dongri police arrested two youths from Delhi on Sunday on charges of raping a girl in the city. Omprakash alias Pal Yadav (26) and Wahid Ali alias Shahid Sayyed (23) will be brought to the city.


26-yr-old rescued from prostitution in Goa

Acting on a complaint filed by a women’s organization, Savera, the Colva police late Monday night rescued a 26-year old woman forced into prostitution. Shabnam Shaikh from Rajasthan and Basa Dadapir from Margao were arrested on charges of immoral trafficking of women.

Police sources said that the victim was brought from Mumbra in Maharashtra by the accused on the pretext of offering her employment around two weeks ago. On reaching Goa, she was confined to a rented room at Betalbatim and forced to engage in the flesh trade.


‘Client’ rescues wife from brothel

For the three girls at a brothel in the city, the husband of their housemate turned out to be the knight in shining armour.

According to officers from the social service branch, a 20-year-old homemaker from Bangalore was abducted by a trafficker on October 7 when she was returning from her maternal house, about 80km away from her home, and sold to a brothel in Mumbai.

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