An Assessment of Policing Behaviour With Regard to Offences Against Women in India
Revisiting Reforms in the Criminal Justice System in India, 2020, pp 217-232, ISBN-10 : 8194772354 ISBN-13 : 978-8194772354
18 Pages Posted: 24 Nov 2020 Last revised: 4 Jan 2023
Date Written: June 1, 2020
This chapter assess changes in policing behaviour with regard to offences against women in India. I have undertaken an impact study of various reforms. I have identified patriarchy and absence of independent authority to investigate complaints against police officials as two of the major hurdles. The chapter concludes by offering solutions to the above mentioned problems.
Keywords: offences against women, criminal justice, india, reform in criminal law
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