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Gender specific laws in India- A prevailing Legal Terrorism

Authors: Harsh Kumar and Akhil Kumar Goyal, Students, Army Institute of Law, Mohali and Chanakya National Law University, Patna, India

Abstract

It has been several decades since we talked about "EQUALITY". The word literally flooded the entire print and electronic media. Everyone seems to be talking about equality, how it is fundamental to a healthy society and the various means and methods to achieve it. One of the most important manifestations of inequality around the world is GENDER INEQUALITY. As a result of a very strong feminist movement that began in the mid-20th century, shedding light on the serious inequalities and atrocities that women suffer on a daily basis, there was a need to make changes to the law so that women could arrive in conditions. of equality with men. The laws we started with were fair, perhaps entirely legitimate for the time, but the dawn of the day has put men in such a gullible position that they are victims of so-called women's empowerment laws. Much less has been said about how we became a prison state by passing virtually every possible draconian law in the name of containing crimes against women, tolerating arbitrary arrests of ordinary citizens and incarcerating them under deplorable conditions.

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