Cyber Crime against Women – Challenges and Safety Measures

Akshansh Singh AND Vallari Gokhale
School of Law and Legal Studies, GGSIPU, India

Volume III, Issue III, 2020

With the onset of the 21st century, the Internet has penetrated the lives of the global population in a significant manner. With the growth of technology and ease of access, more people are now online than ever before. India is no alien to this technological change. The Internet has proven to be a useful tool in dissemination of information, and has made it easier than ever before for information and data to flow. This data is also monetized online to sell ads, and therefore, information has economic value as well. However, with all these changes, crime in the cyber space becomes advent and the data and information on the internet are at risk of being misused. This paper discusses the various cybercrimes and their consequences with relation to women, with an emphasis on Delhi, the capital of India, and the risks and policy/safety measures to combat crimes against women in cyberspace.


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