Consultative process to strengthen laws in sexual assault cases

CNS helped organize and facilitate an open in-person and online consultation to seek input for Justice JS Verma Committee (appointed by government of India) that sought input to strengthen laws to respond to cases of sexual violence. On behalf of Socialist Party, Lok Rajniti Manch, Humsafar – Support Centre for Women, Asha Parivar and National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM), we had organized this in-person consultation opposite Vidhan Sabha Lucknow on 28th December 2012. The recommendations (online here) were officially submitted by us to Justice Verma Committee members on 2nd January 2013.