Anti-rape laws: Age of consent to be lowered

PUBLISHED ON: March 6, 2013 | Duration: 40 min, 08 sec

   
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The cabinet on Thursday will discuss amendments to the criminal law which will lower the age of consent for sexual relations from 18 to 16. This just a year after a law was passed to protect children from sexual abuse, which specified the age at 18. Does this reflect the reality of India today? We discuss.
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