How could a woman of easy virtue claim to have been raped? The policemen accused of raping a tribal woman were let off on that reasoning. It took such a miscarriage of justice by the Supreme Court in the 1978 Mathura rape case to trigger a nationwide campaign against anti-woman laws. Many changes have since been made in the statute book, including the provisions relating to rape. Manoj Mitta looks at some of the more important gender law reforms that are overdue.
Sailesh Mishra is Founder President of Silver Inning Foundation an NGO that is working with Elderly and has 15 years hard core Marketing experience in corporate world and since last 4 years actively involved working for Elderly. His organisation Silver Innings is working towards creating Elder Frien.....read more