The Guwahati city has witnessed another ugly street stripping of a tribal woman during protest procession on 24 November 2007. The local businessmen chased the protestors. They stripped off a woman protestor on Guwahati street and kicked on her belly too, the press release recalled.
North East Support Centre and Helpline expressed the deep concern about the safety of women in the state. According to National Crime Records Bureau, the state of Assam has witnessed third highest number of crimes against women.
North East Support Centre & Helpline is a combined initiative of various human rights activists, social workers, students, journalists, and lawyers seeking to prevent harassment and abuses meted out to women, North East People, and tribal communities of different states.
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