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Chastity belt horror: Tormentor still haunts wife (India)

August 1, 2012

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Source Indore: A three- member team from National Commission for Women (NCW) on Tuesday visited the women who had to bear cruel burden of chastity lock for five years. Incidentally, she was given a cheque of `10,000 only a day before. In her damp and dark room in lane 14 of a slum dwelling in […]

Indian man arrested for piercing and padlocking wife’s vagina (India)

July 24, 2012

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Source: Womens views on news Laura Bridgestock WVoN co-editor Last week, horrific reports emerged from India of a man  arrested on suspicion of having pierced his wife’s vagina in order to padlock it shut. The situation came to light when the woman, identified as Sitabai Chouhan, was taken to hospital. She had apparently attempted suicide […]

Man arrested for piercing wife’s genitals in Indore

July 19, 2012

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INDORE/BHOPAL: The brutal tale of a mechanic in Indore piercing the genitalsof his wife and inserting a lock there in order to prevent her from having an affair is such a barbaric act that it belies the fact that we’re living in the 21st century. The mechanic Sohan Lal was arrested on Tuesday.The incident came […]

Chastity belts and other violence against women common in Rajasthan, India

August 19, 2007

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Asian Human Rights Commission (This is the edited text of a statement issued by the Asian Human Rights Commission: AS-180-2007) When a lady was found bleeding from her thighs in a public bus in the north-western Indian state of Rajasthan, her fellow passengers took her to a hospital. The doctors who examined her found she […]