The Ministry of Women and Child Development has recently passed the proposal for “critical care and support for accessing justice to rape or gangrape survivors and minor girls who get pregnant” with an outlay of Rs 74.10 crore. The scheme will provide shelter, food and legal aid for pregnant minor victims of sexual assault who have no family support
“Seems like a manual for Rape Victims”, “judge tried the woman”, “Evidence of how little judiciary has learnt” are few of the judging remarks upon Goa judge Kshama Joshi for being just “dutiful” in her verdict in the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.
Domestic violence- a very well debated and studied subject, which can never be out of mind and not even action, has always been prevalent in almost all parts of the world. It has always been used as a means of showing power and dominance by mostly men.