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‘State should deliver speedy justice to Victims of Violence’

Secretary of Women Action for Development WAD today demanded the government for speedy justice to the victims of Crime against Women and Children in the state.
“The state has already witness increasing crime on women and children, but the state government is not taking up any immediate and effective action to prevent in the rise”, said Sobita Mangsatabam, Secretary, WAD and also Convener, DWC-IE, UNMM while addressing at a Women Convention at Manipur Press Club.
The convention was jointly organized by Women Action for Development (WAD), Conflict Widow Forum (CWF), North East Dialogue Forum (NEDF), and Domestic Violence Survivors Forum (DVSF) District Women Committee (DWC) Imphal East.
Sobita read out a memorandum consisting list of demands regarding “Speedy Justice” which are categorically addressed to the Judiciary, the Legislature and the Executives which to be submitted to the President, Prime Minister, Home Minister of India tomorrow.

The demands made are not a new one, in fact it has always been demanding since long time back, added Sobita.
She further said various types of mass agitations will commence if the demands are not fulfilled within three months of dateline.
Some of the demands made by the convention to the Judiciary were speedy disposal of highly sensitive sexual assault cases of minor children and women; special court for rape victim; effective utilization of paramilitary forces in aid of civil administration; establishment of court (family and session) court in hill districts.

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