बर्बरता के खिलाफ ऐतिहासिक फैसला

दोस्तों…… आज साकेत कोर्ट पर देशभर की नजरें लगी थी, 16 दिसम्बर की रात को चलती बस में 23 वर्षीय पारामेडिकल छात्रा से गैंग रेप हुआ था, इस मामले में  अदालत ने चारों दोषियों को फांसी की सजा सुनाई… यह मामले कोर्ट की नजर में दुर्लभतम मामलों में से एक था। कोर्ट के फैसले का … Continue reading

राज्य सरकार महिला सुरक्षा के पुख्ता उपाय करे

साथियों… देर से ही सही, आखिरकार हरियाणा सरकार जागी, महिलाओं की सुरक्षा के लिए सरकार की तरफ से पहल हुई है, फरीदाबाद में “बिल्डिंग ए सेफ सिटी फॉर वूमैन” के नाम से अभियान शुरु किया गया है। इस अभियान का मकसद महिलाओं की सुरक्षा सुनिश्चित करना है। हम सभी कामना करते हैं कि यह अभियान … Continue reading

Can radical measures prevent crimes against women?

A holistic, multi-pronged response needed to combat #rape Friends, the alarming regularity with which rape cases are being reported from across the country has generated a heated debate. To deter rapists and habitual offenders, some people have suggested radical measures such as chemical castration; public execution a la Taliban; naming and shaming; death by injection; … Continue reading

I am for zero tolerance of rape

Forcing a #rape survivor to marry the convict/accused is reprehensible and condemnable   Friends, recognising that a problem exists is the first step towards resolving it. The same is true for #rape, which is being reported with an alarming regularity. I realise that we have a problem on our hands and the best way to … Continue reading

Why this hypocrisy?

A rape is a rape is a rape. Period. Why bring class or urban/rural divide into the discourse? Friends, we may have become an Independent nation several decades ago but I dare say a large number of women are yet to find their independent voice in matters related to their wellbeing and that of their … Continue reading

Stop Talking and Start Acting!!!

Members of the ruling party in #Haryana need to think beyond their personal ambitions and act in the public good. Friends, the strongest indication yet that the party you elected to power in #Haryana does not care beyond its immediate interests, came last week when the media was full of news about certain quarreling #Dalit … Continue reading

#KDSinghFoundation adopts 86 #rape survivors in #Haryana

#ReportARape at #KDSinghFoundations’s 24×7 toll-free help line number in Haryana: 1800-200-2056 Friends, you will be delighted to learn that my #KDSinghFoundation’s social welfare initiatives such as #RapeFreeNation and #YouthEducation were feted at the Asian Brand & Leadership Summit 2013 last week in Dubai. My dream of a better, brighter India and my team’s outreach activities … Continue reading

Swift justice is essential for combating rape

Any delay only compounds trauma of rape survivor, family’s misery Friends, as I have said before the fight against rape has to be fought on multiple fronts. It is not enough to deploy more police personnel. It is not enough to nab the accused. It is not enough to prosecute the guilty. It is not … Continue reading

Stand up to the stigma of rape

Rape survivor should not be made to feel guilty #ReportARape Friends, on my journey towards a #RapeFreeNation I have come across many terrible cases which point towards the falling moral standards of our time. Every incident of rape brings into question the sanctity of a woman in a man’s life. The notion of rape is especially … Continue reading

Be the Change…#ReportARape

Friends, it disturbs me to no end when my team at the #KDSinghFoundation comes back to me with horrifying stories about rape survivors in Haryana, their families and their endless quest for justice. At the same time, interaction with rape survivors and my team members has helped me better understand the insecurities and the trauma … Continue reading