Sexual assault victims often discouraged from filing FIR, disbelieved by authorities: Calcutta High Court

Sexual harassment and rapes are crimes that cause lifelong trauma and it is impossible to prescribe a time limit as to when a person would recover and would be comfortable with filing a complaint, the Court added.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court recently highlighted that the stigma attached to victims of sexual assault and rape often discourages them from disclosing such crimes.

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