Adopt Arab ways on rape as Justice J S Verma disappointed people who wanted death: Congress

Delhi gangrape

Due strictest punishment should be given. We share the views of the victim's family that all six accused must be hanged."

Emphasising the need for men to change their attitude towards women, noted fashion designer Ritu Beri said, "Rape is the fastest growing crime in the country. No matter whatever law or fast-track courts are in place, nothing will change unless men in the society change their attitude towards women."

Indian Institute of Dalit Studies Director Nidhi Sadana Sabharwal said law alone will not address the problem as the "attitude of family and state should change. This can happen through education and awareness about safety'.

Assocham's women wing released a survey report on 'Women Safety' that recommended that cases of crime and violence against women should be tried by women magistrates, statements of women complainants should be attended by women police constables and evidence should be taken in-camera to reduce stigma in public.

The report also suggested check on migration, change in mindset of seeing girl as an asset, mandatory teaching of women's legal rights in schools and colleges and sustained awareness campaigns among others.

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