X. INTERNATIONAL CONDEMNATION
United Nation’s Committee on the Elimination of
Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
the wake of continous reports of the large number of cases of sexual
offences committed during the communal carnage of 2002, CEDAW asked the
Government of India to submit a follow-up report “On the impact of
massacre on women in Gujarat” by January 2008.
CEDAW has also asked the government provide information disaggregated by
sex, on the 2,000 or so cases relating to the massacres that have been
reopened and the resolution of these cases.
Further, the report has also asked for information on the number of cases
of sexual assault and their resolution.
also noted that the Indian government in its combined second and third
report did not provide the information requested by the committee on
communal violence in Gujarat.
Citizens for Justice and Peace Submitted a Shadow Report to the CEDAW
Committee on the specific request of the Office of the Commissioner for
Human Rights. This Report was released in New Delhi by Aruna Roy, Mazdoor
Kidsan Shakti Sanghatana and Brinda Karat, CPI(M) Member of Parliament on
July 27, 2010.
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