Parliamentarians are more bothered about the misuse of the stalking and voyeurism clause when the truth is that women get raped and killed every day by this act. We have to first deal with the lacuna in the law, not its misuse.
There is no anecdotal data or circumstantial data to prove that women are sexually assaulting men. The Government's flip-flop to make the anti-rape law gender neutral is therefore a huge setback to the women's movement.
Ram Singh's suicide in Tihar Jail is not only an embarrassment but also a proof of the gross negligence on the part of the jail authorities. The only way to address this issue is to roll out the long held up reforms in the prison system.