Violence against Women – Access to Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Women's rights

Latest NCRB figures report a total of 244270 incidents of crimes against women. However, these numbers may be underestimates, because of widespread under-reporting due to issues of security, social stigma and fear of reprisals

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Petitions

Akhilesh Yadav: Ensure Dalit family lives in safety and with dignity

Akhilesh Yadav: Ensure Dalit family lives in safety and with dignity

A Dalit woman and her teenage sister are at risk of being raped and paraded naked in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh. Their house was ransacked and they are now in New Delhi, too scared to go home.

Welcoming a new era of women’s safety in Karnataka

Welcoming a new era of women’s safety in Karnataka

This Women's Day, let's ensure that women in Karnataka are ready to report sexual violence safely to the police


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Campaign Resources

URGENT ACTION: Dalit sisters ordered to be raped in India

URGENT ACTION: Dalit sisters ordered to be raped in India

On 30 July, an unelected all-male village council in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, northern India, ordered that a Dalit woman and her teenage sister be raped and paraded naked.

‘Ready to Report’ event with Bengaluru City Police

‘Ready to Report’ event with Bengaluru City Police

For the first time in India Amnesty International India launched a campaign in partnership with Bangalore Police to ensure that women in Bangalore can report sexual violence


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