Tag: Women’s age of consent


Women’s age of consent M.P. High Court requests Centre to reduce women’s age of consent to 16. The Gwalior Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court has requested the Centre to reduce the consent age of females to 16, observing that the present age of 18 has disturbed the fabric of society as injustice is going on with adolescent boys. “'I request the Government of India to think over the matter for reducing the age of prosecutrix (female complainant) from 18 to 16 years as earlier before (IPC) amendments (were made) so that injustice should be redressed,” read the order by Justice Deepak Kumar Agarwal.