Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013: Will it ensure women’s safety in public spaces?

Rituparna Bhattacharyya

Abstract


The horrific gang-rape and the subsequent murder of Nirbyaya (fearless) in December 2012, impelled the Government of India to pass the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013. The key aim of this article is to review this Act in the light of women’s safety in public spaces.


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Key words: Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013, violence against women, women’s safety, public spaces, India

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