Rape: Human Right Violation – With special reference to International Perspective

  • Shivadeep Singh Hans
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  • Shivadeep Singh Hans

    Advocate in India

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The most dehumanising act which affects not only the human body but also the dignity of women and reduces it to an animal existence is ‘rape’. The law regarding rape has evolved to a great extent, but yet it is not sufficient to deal with the present scenario. The situation in the world is not much different as the famous Oprah Winfrey once mentioned that she was raped by her relative during her childhood. The offence of rape is made punishable under national legislation but failed to find a place under international law. This paper will make an analysis of various international instruments to examine their effectiveness in curbing the offence of rape.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 1, Page 384 - 393

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.114405

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