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New Delhi Court acquits man who ‘forced’ wife to commit suicide

June 27, 2012

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Citing lack of evidence as a reason, a city court has acquitted a man facing trial for driving his wife to commit suicide, by taunting her for not bearing a male child. Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau acquitted North-West Delhi resident Om Prakash, and said that to make him liable for the death of his […]

Human Rights Activist: ‘A Woman Takes Her Life Every Three Seconds in China’

May 16, 2012

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“A woman takes her life every three minutes in China,” and men outnumber women by 40 million because of the “systematic elimination of girls” through forced abortion and sterilizations resulting from China’s one-child policy, said Chai Ling. By Melanie Hunter (CNSNews.com) – “A woman takes her life every three minutes in China,” and men outnumber women by […]