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Rape victim’s father tries to immolate himself (India)

July 26, 2012

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byadminonJuly 26, 2012with1 CommentsinNational News,News 1 Rape victim’s father tries to immolate himself. New Delhi: A man from Aligarh on Thursday tried to immolate himself at Vijay Chowk here after he failed to get justice for his minor daughter, who was allegedly raped by an influential person of his locality four months ago, police said. Frustrated […]

Frustrated Afghan women turn to self-immolation (Afghanistan)

March 10, 2010

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Source: The National HERAT // With the make-up still just about visible around her eyes, Rahima’s body lay alone in a room at the main hospital in Afghanistan’s Herat province. The rest of her was barely recognisable as the teenage girl she had been the day before. Married and aged just 16, she died after […]