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Sexual freedom, law and morality

भारत के कानून यहां के पितृसत्ता को संपोषित करने वाले सामाजिक व्यवस्था के माकूल ही हैं। यौन स्वतंत्रता का अधिकार केवल पुरूषों को है। महिलाओं के हिस्से में है कानून और नैतिकता की विधिक व सामाजिक जिम्मेदारी


“Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” (Save your daughter, educate her) may be a popular political slogan but what the Indian psyche wishes for is the ideal daughter-in-law. The urban middle class does not want daughters and if they happen to have any, they should be completely protected from any (external) sexual assault. It is another matter that women are not safe even in their own homes. Sexual violence, murders, suicides, harassment for dowry and acid attacks are growing.

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About The Author

Arvind Jain

Arvind Jain (born 7 December 1953) is an advocate in the Supreme Court. He is known for his writing centred on 'women, society and the law in India'. 'Aurat hone ka Saja', 'Uttaradhikar Banam Putradhikar', 'Nyayachetrey Anayachetrey', 'Yaun Hinsa Aur Nyaya ki Bhasha' and 'Aurat: Astitva aur Asmita' are his thought-provoking works on women and the law. He has also published a collection of short stories, 'Lapata Ladki'. He is a member of the expert committee set up by the Government of India for drafting a Bill to tackle crime against children. He was awarded 'Sahityakaar Sammaan' (by the Delhi government) in the year 1999-2000 and 'Rashtriya Shamsher Sammaan' in the year 2001

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