Justice system lets women down3 min read 11 Dec 2019, 11:59 AM IST
Despite efforts to expedite cases of sexual violence against women, a huge backlog remains which could be eroding trust in the police and the law
Seven years after the crime, the infamous Delhi gangrape case labours on in the Supreme Court with the filing of a new review petition. In the Unnao case, the rape victim was killed before the final verdict. In India, justice, even in high-profile cases of rape, can take time. These delays hurt victims but also affect society by eroding trust in institutions and increasing the clamour for extrajudicial justice.
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