SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND THE LAW (The New Indian Express, Jul 28 2017, Page10)


SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND THE LAW

The New Indian Express
Jul 28 2017

A38-year-old woman with cerebral palsy was raped. Her mother brought the matter to the Supreme Court asking that, based on the victim’s â€�mental age’, the case be tried under The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. The reason for this plea…read more…

Author: Deepa Palaniappan

Disability Inclusive Development practitioner (Bihar State Rural Livelihoods Mission, BRLPS India), passionate about strengthening data archiving/documentation capabilities of Disabled People's Organisations (DPOs) and community based initiatives.

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