Understanding the Scope of Women’s Safety Laws in the Virtual World

  • Taru Singhal
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  • Taru Singhal

    Student at School of Law, Hamdard Institute of Legal Studies, New Delhi, India

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Everyone seems to be living two lives these days- one which is their real physical life and second being a virtual presence over the internet and its various platforms. However, it is far from an undiscovered truth that safety is the primary yet an often neglected concern when it comes to an individual’s presence in the virtual world. Numerous surveys worldwide have established that women and girls all over the world have been a victim of numerous schemes of online harassment including sexual harassment which in turn puts a big question mark on the woman’s character and reputation. The commitment of such acts is majorly heightened by technical ignorance and the lack of effective laws governing cybercrimes which is also a consequence of the ambiguity the untraveled path of the virtual world entails. Thus, as the title suggests, this article basically tries to understand the scope of safety laws pertaining to women’s presence in the virtual world.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 4, Page 908 - 913

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.113400

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