Suzette Jordan (1974 – 13 March 2015) was a prominent women's-rights activist and anti-rape campaigner from Kolkata, India. She herself was a survivor of a gang rape in Park Street, Kolkata. Referred to in the media only as the Park Street Rape victim, she publicly revealed her identity as a survivor of gang rape in 2013 to protest the spate of ongoing rapes and murders of women, and to encourage other survivors to speak out.

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  • Suzette Jordan (1974 - 13 de março de 2015) foi uma ativista anti-estupro de Calcutá, na Índia. Em 2013, ela revelou publicamente sua identidade como uma sobrevivente de estupro coletivo, a fim de protestar contra os contínuos estupros e assassinatos de mulheres, e para incentivar outros sobreviventes de falar. . De acordo com a lei indiana, a identidade de um vítima de estupro não pode ser revelada sem a permissão do indivíduo. Quando Suzette originalmente relatou o crime, o ministro-chefe de Bengala Ocidental, Mamata Banerjee, a chamou de mentirosa e acusou-a de tentar constranger o governo, uma posição que provocou indignação nacional. Até o dia em que Suzette renunciou seu direito ao anonimato, em Junho de 2013, o seu caso tinha sido apelidado de "Park Street Rape" (o estupro de Park Street) pela mídia indiana, nome dado devido a rua em que o ataque ocorreu, em Calcutá, em fevereiro de 2012. Quando Jordan finalmente revelou sua identidade como um sobrevivente de estupro, ela disse: No momento da sua morte, três dos cinco homens acusados ​​de estuprar Suzette dentro de um carro em movimento, tinham sido presos e estavam sendo julgados, embora eles negaram as acusações. Os dois restantes, incluindo o principal suspeito, ainda estavam foragidos. Suzette tornou-se ativista dos direitos das mulheres e trabalhou brevemente como um conselheiro para uma linha de apoio às vítimas de violência sexual e doméstica. (pt)
  • Suzette Jordan (1974 – 13 March 2015) was a prominent women's-rights activist and anti-rape campaigner from Kolkata, India. She herself was a survivor of a gang rape in Park Street, Kolkata. Referred to in the media only as the Park Street Rape victim, she publicly revealed her identity as a survivor of gang rape in 2013 to protest the spate of ongoing rapes and murders of women, and to encourage other survivors to speak out. Under Indian law, the identity of a victim of rape cannot be revealed without the individual's permission. Until Jordan waived her right to anonymity in June 2013, her case had been dubbed the 'Park Street rape' by the Indian media, after the Kolkata street on which the attack took place in February 2012. When Jordan originally reported the crime, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, called her a liar and accused her of trying to embarrass the government, a position that provoked national outrage. When Jordan revealed her identity as a survivor of rape, she said, "Why should I hide my identity when it was not even my fault? Why should I be ashamed of something that I did not give rise to? I was subjected to brutality, I was subjected to torture, and I was subjected to rape, and I am fighting and I will fight." At the time of her death, three of the five men accused of raping Jordan inside a moving car had been arrested and were on trial, although they denied the charges. The remaining two, including the main suspect, had not been arrested. The names of the accused are main accused Mohommad Ali and Kadir Khan who are absconding, and Nasir Khan, Ruman Khan (Nishat Alam alias Ruman Khan alias Tussi) and Sumit Bajaj who are in custody. On 10 December 2015, the city sessions court, Kolkata found all five of the accused guilty. The accused have been convicted under 120 (B) (Criminal conspiracy), 506 (criminal intimidation), 323(Voluntarily Causing Hurt), 34(Common intention),376(2)(g)(Gang Rape). The three accused in custody will be given sentences on 11 December 2015. Jordan became a women's rights activist and briefly worked as a counsellor for a helpline for victims of sexual and domestic violence. She spoke up against the humiliation and discrimination against victims, for instance when she was denied entry into a Kolkata restaurant. She made use of the media, appearing in a talk show, Satyamev Jayate hosted by actor Aamir Khan, as well as through Facebook to highlight societal issues. She had two daughters, and died at the age of 40, of meningoencephalitis. On 10 December 2015, A court in Kolkata held all three accused guilty in the Park Street rape case. The prime accused Kader Khan and Muhammad Ali were still absconding till recently when on 30th september 2016 he was arrested in Delhi along an accomplice named Ali.They will be brought to Kolkata in transit demand and will be produced before the court. (en)
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  • Suzette Jordan (1974 - 13 de março de 2015) foi uma ativista anti-estupro de Calcutá, na Índia. Em 2013, ela revelou publicamente sua identidade como uma sobrevivente de estupro coletivo, a fim de protestar contra os contínuos estupros e assassinatos de mulheres, e para incentivar outros sobreviventes de falar. . De acordo com a lei indiana, a identidade de um vítima de estupro não pode ser revelada sem a permissão do indivíduo. Quando Suzette originalmente relatou o crime, o ministro-chefe de Bengala Ocidental, Mamata Banerjee, a chamou de mentirosa e acusou-a de tentar constranger o governo, uma posição que provocou indignação nacional. (pt)
  • Suzette Jordan (1974 – 13 March 2015) was a prominent women's-rights activist and anti-rape campaigner from Kolkata, India. She herself was a survivor of a gang rape in Park Street, Kolkata. Referred to in the media only as the Park Street Rape victim, she publicly revealed her identity as a survivor of gang rape in 2013 to protest the spate of ongoing rapes and murders of women, and to encourage other survivors to speak out. (en)
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