Morality In Morality

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Morality -A Dead Initiative
“Rape is one of the most terrible crimes on earth and it happens every few minutes. The problem with groups who deal with rape is that they try to educate women about how to defend themselves. What really needs to be done is teaching men not to rape." -Kurt Cobain

BACKGROUND:
Rape is a highly gendered violent behavior whereas the majority of the sexually violent perpetrators are men and the majority of their victims are women. Rape, the most common form of violence against women has been a part of human culture and is a profound violation of woman’s bodily integrity and can be a form of torture. The subject of rape
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Violent crimes directed towards women such as rape poses serious violations of human rights. The advocates of women’s rights have been able to put pressure on governments by placing gender-based violence in human rights framework to fulfill government’s obligations under international human rights law to punish and prevent such violence. However, despite a substantial number of contraventions, rape still exists in some form, filling the lives of women with pain and terror from which some might never recover. While the United Nations continues to promote democracy as the best system to secure women’s dignity and rights, India the world’s largest democracy fails to protect the nation’s women. In India, rape is the fastest growing crime and reports indicate that rape of women and young girls in India has increased considerably especially in recent years. According to the National Crime Records Bureau in India (NCRB), there has been a startling increase of 873.3 percent in the number of rape cases registered in India from 1971 to 2011 (The Times…show more content…
S. Verma, a previous Chief Justice of India and one of India's most profoundly respected Chief Justices and famous legal scholars, was designated by the Central government to present a report inside 30 days to propose revisions to criminal law to sternly manage rape cases.The council asked people in general and especially prominent legal scholars, legitimate experts, NGOs, ladies' groups and common society to share "their perspectives, learning and experience proposing conceivable changes in the criminal and other applicable laws to accommodate faster examination, indictment and trial, and furthermore upgraded discipline for criminals blamed for carrying out rape of an outrageous nature against women.".Finally on 22 December 2015, Rajya Sabha passed the Juvenile Justice Bill, which proposed that the accused who are above 16 years of age will be treated as an adult in the court of

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