Violence against women in India

Eve Teasing

Fighting Eve-teasing: rights and remedy Nature has given women so much power that the Law has given them very little. Samuel Johnson The Term Eve Teasing used to refer to sexual harassment of women in public places such as streets, public, transportation, park and many places of social meetings. This type of public harassment by …

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Rape Laws in India

Rape, very loosely, means an act of forcible sexual intercourse with a female by a man without her consent. Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 defines rape. The present definition of rape is the resultant of public outcry after the infamous Mathura Rape Case. The section presently reads as under : 1[375. Rape.—A …

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