Coimbatore, Apr 15 (PTI) About 50 girls and women belonging to various women’s organisations today staged a demonstration here, demanding the Centre to stop recurrence of Kathua and Unnao rape incidents.

The activists affiliated to All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA), Students Federation of India (SFI) and Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) raised slogans against those involved in the rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Holding placards with portraits of the victim, a few girls, aged below 10, urged the Centre to put an end to such heinous crimes and protect children, they added.

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