Courts still patriarchal and treat online violence against women as less severe than physical violence: IT for Change report

The report delves into the issue of online gender-based violence (OGBV) in India and reveals how courts view cases of OGBV, flagging emerging concerns that need attention
IT for Change Report
IT for Change Report

Indian courts tend to treat cases involving online gender-based violence (OGBV) towards women as less severe than physical violence due to the misconception that online space is less real or tangible than the physical world, a research report by policy thinktank IT for Change has revealed.

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