Recommendation 1 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:Violence against women and girls: shifting culture

By: Editorial

It is increasingly questionable whether government policy is keeping pace with the growing dangers to women and children

Summary:

The article talks about the issues concerning the protection of women, children and the parents who think that the relationship education imparted to children in schools is inadequate.

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Lethal: causing death
Resilient: rebounding
Sheer: unqualified, utter

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Economic Times’

Article Name:Combat terror, don’t create terrorists by institutional biases

By: ET Bureau

The National Investigation Agency charged our men, allegedly members of Hindu extremist group, for the 2006 blasts in Malegaon.

Summary:

The article states that the charges imposed by the National Investigation Agency has exposed the Mumbai Police’s Anti-Terror Squad(ATS) and the CBI who had charged 13 Muslim men for the same crime.

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Extremist: supporter of extreme doctrines
Entrenched: establish firmly

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:Dare to tell

By: Editorial

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, the conviction rate in India in 2011 for murder was 38.5% and 26.4% for rape.

Summary:

The article talks about the 1999 Jessica Lal murder case in which the court has ordered the prosecution of two witnesses who turned hostile. This decision seems to have paved the way for a much needed corrective in India’s criminal justice delivery system.

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Hostile: not friendly or generous
Fumbling: to fell about clumsily

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