A series of shocking judgments are proof that India still has a long way to go before it can be recognised as a gender sensitive State, or judiciary for that matter. Indian courts continue to use language and reasons in their orders that diminish the offence and trivialise the victim’s experience
destroyed by the very existence of human trafficking in that country. It targets the most vulnerable sections of the society and steals their fundamental right to life, right to dignity and right to freedom.
The Central government on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that it has decided to allow women to be inducted for permanent commission (PC) in the defence forces through the National Defence Academy (NDA) and the Naval Academy.
India is considered the worst country for women due to sexual violence. Women are often seen as chattel and raped. In some nations, violence is needed for the crime to be seen as rape. Only a change of mindset can tackle this horrendous crime.