Country India
Year 2008
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Information and Technology Act was amended in 2008 to address exploitation of children through the internet. Section 67 (b) of the Act provides for punishment for publishing or transmitting material depicting children in sexually explicit acts, etc. in electronic form.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/13/IND/1 para. 74.


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