ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Rape and Medical Evidence Gathering Systems

Extensive reforms are required so that sexually assaulted women do not feel they are the "accused" when they submit themselves for medical examination and trial. Urgent reforms such as setting up humane rape crisis centres where women can directly approach women counsellors to tell their story, lodge a complaint, and get examinations done at one place are required to improve the situation.

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