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Is India's New Rape Law Helping Women?
Written by Rezwan On 20 March 2014 @ 16:09 pm | 1 Comment
In English, Human Rights, India, Law, Quick Reads, South Asia, Women & Gender
We got a law that upped the punishment for rape, as well as broadened the definition to rape in a grand promise to more and more people – when the fundamental problem was that people who were raped as per the old definitions and punishments weren’t getting justice already in a country with one rape in seven minutes, but not one rape judgment.
Vidyut  at AamJanata questions whether the newly enacted rape law in India is really helping women.
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