A Heinous Crime: Rape

Utpanu Raj Nayak & Gargee Padhi
Symbiosis Law School, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Volume I, Issue III, 2018

Rape is a crime committed by men against women, which hampers the dignity of the women in the society. Men in the world commit the crime of Rape in a very brutal way for which the victim has to suffer for long duration or lifetime. There are so many families in the Indian society who still considers that the life of a person is over if she is a rape victim. An act of Rape can have several and dangerous consequences such as physical & mental harm, mental distress, severe depression etc. The detailed analysis of various laws related to rape will be given in the final research paper. The concept of rape came into existence in IPC because it is against morality of the person. To be a good human we have to be moral first. Morality consider as one of the important principle of life. The paper will discuss the various amendments of Rape laws under Indian Penal Code, 1860 and different Indian and Foreign cases of Rape.

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