Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013: Will It Ensure Women's Safety in Public Spaces?
Journal Space and Culture, India, 1(1), 13-26, 2013
16 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2014
Date Written: May 09, 2013
The horrific gang-rape and the subsequent murder of Nirbyaya (fearless) in December 2012, impelled the Government of India to pass the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013. The key aim of this article is to review this Act in the light of women’s safety in public spaces.
Keywords: Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013, violence against women, women’s safety, public spaces, India
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