- 16 Dec 2022
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10 Years On, How Nirbhaya Case Changed India’s Rape Laws
Even though challenges continue to persist, and Delhi retains the tag of being an unsafe city for women, the outrage in 2012 led to to the setting up of a three-member committee headed by Justice JS Verma to re-examine the criminal law framework in gender violence cases
This opinion was published in Times of India Plus on December 16, 2022.
About the Authors
Priyamvadha is a Research Fellow with the Justice, Access, and Lowering Delays Initiative (JALDI) team at Vidhi, Karnataka. Her areas of interest include comparative constitutional law and human rights, particularly women's and migrant rights. She graduated with a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad in 2020 and obtained the BCL from the University of Oxford in 2021. She has previously interned with Centre for Child and the Law, NLS-Bangalore, and has provided research assistance on other independent research projects. She enjoys reading, writing fiction and poetry, quizzing, listening to diverse music genres, and playing the piano.
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