Victims of Sexual Harassment predominantly Women; Centre opposes plea to make offence of Rape gender-neutral

Aditi Singh July 4 2019
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The Central Government has informed the Delhi High Court that it is opposed to making the law pertaining to rape gender-neutral.

Defending the gender-specific rape law, the Centre has stated that the decision was taken in view of the fact that victims of sexual harassment in the country are predominantly women.

The statement was made in an affidavit filed by the Centre in a

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