She drank vodka given to her in the surf club carpark, and said she was shocked and did not know what to do when Parampreet Singh began having sex with her in the car.The jury found him not guilty on charges of sexually violating her by digital penetration and rape in the car, but convicted both men of sex offending for what happened when she had become more intoxicated on the roof of the surf club.Mumbai was originally a conglomeration of seven islands on the Konkan coastline which over time were joined to form the island city of Bombay.The island was in turn joined with the neighbouring island of Salsette to form Greater Bombay.The city has an estimated metropolitan population of 21 million (2005), making it one of the world's most populous cities.In India, prostitution (the exchange of sexual services for money) is legal under certain conditions, and a number of related activities, including soliciting in a public place, kerb crawling, owning or managing a brothel, pimping and pandering, are crimes. Experts estimate that there could be as many as 500,000 women in prostitution in Bombay.“In most cases, men push their wives to make this decision.”“I am getting financial support for my education from the government, whereas my brother, who is studying in the same school as me, is not eligible for that,” says Guneet*, an adolescent girl currently enrolled in seventh standard at a government school in Punjab, India, near the Pakistani border. Such disparities almost always reflect a preference for sons.“As a result, my parents are very happy, and they want to educate me as much as I like.”“When I was 12-years old, my family organized a ceremony to transition my sisters and myself to become women,” says Kakenya Ntaiya, a member of Kenya’s Maasai ethnic group. In the past, son preference may have resulted in the neglect or killing of female infants.
This website provides working knowledge of the legal and procedural framework; other related information; organizational and administrative setup of the Ombudsman (Mohtasib) Punjab Secretariat and its regional Offices in the Punjab.Today, around 117 million women are believed to be "missing" in Asia and Eastern Europe – the result of son preference and gender-biased sex selection, a form of discrimination.Since the 1990s, some areas have seen up to 25 per cent more male births than female births.Judge Farish thanked the jury members for their commitment to the task, after they had deliberated for more than a day.She complimented them on reaching unanimous verdicts."I can see from the looks on your faces that you found it quite difficult," she told them.