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The author is an essayist with interest in women, families and human rights.

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Women's rights

After #MeToo, beyond POSH

There is no provision in India to report the crime to the police and having the option of not going for compulsory prosecution. Under the rape laws in the West, women are given the choice at the time of reporting whether they want to proceed with the case or not. Since Indian law mandates a compulsory prosecution on reporting of a rape, many victims abstain from reporting.

November 13,2018

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