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“Serious repercussions”: Jharkhand HC takes suo motu cognizance of Spanish Vlogger’s gangrape case
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“Serious repercussions”: Jharkhand HC takes suo motu cognizance of Spanish Vlogger’s gangrape case

Jharkhand HC took suo motu cognizance regarding the gang-rape of a 45-year-old Spanish tourist.

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Himachal Pradesh HC grants Rs 5 lakhs compensation to minor rape survivor after hospital conducts banned “two-finger” test Judiciary
Himachal Pradesh HC grants Rs 5 lakhs compensation to minor rape survivor after hospital conducts banned “two-finger” test

The Himachal Pradesh High Court recently awarded Rs 5 lakhs as compensation to a minor rape survivor after a hospital conducted the banned ‘two-finger’ test.

Men have higher responsibility to prevent gender violence, silence needs to be broken: Gujarat HC Top Stories
Men have higher responsibility to prevent gender violence, silence needs to be broken: Gujarat HC

"This silence needs to be broken. In doing so, men, perhaps more than women have a duty and role to play in averting and combating violence against women," Gujarat High Court said recently while deciding a case on marital rape. Read more about the Court's strong views here.

Rape is rape; marital rape will come under Section 376: Gujarat HC Top Stories
Rape is rape; marital rape will come under Section 376: Gujarat HC

The Gujarat High Court has observed that a husband committing acts of rape against his wife would come under the purview of Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (rape).

“Vital Organs Developed, Termination Of Pregnancy Impossible”: Kerala HC Rejects Plea Seeking Relief For 14-Year-Old Rape Survivor Despite Statutory Rape [Read Judgment] Judiciary
“Vital Organs Developed, Termination Of Pregnancy Impossible”: Kerala HC Rejects Plea Seeking Relief For 14-Year-Old Rape Survivor Despite Statutory Rape [Read Judgment]

The Kerala High Court has declined to allow the abortion of a 30-week pregnancy borne by a 14-year-old rape survivor despite it being statutory rape under the POCSO Act.

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