Women in our society reluctant to disclose sexual assault to avoid social stigma: Calcutta High Court

The Court also noted that there may be numerous reasons for the rupture of the hymen of a lady and that it does not conclusively prove rape. However, it ultimately upheld the rape conviction in this case.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court recently observed that women in our society are reluctant to disclose sexual assault publicly due to the fear of facing social stigma in future [Raja Ruidas v State]

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