National Human Rights Commission
The advisory, originally issued on October 7, 2020, received criticism for its categorisation of sex workers as “registered”, “informal workers”, and “migrant sex workers.”
The study says that while revealing the identity of the survivors of sexual crimes is a punishable offence, the same anonymity is not extended to alleged or actual sexual offenders.
The NHRC has taken suo moto cognizance of the various medical reports across the country due to deplorable medical infrastructure.
In Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur village, a woman has alleged police inaction into her several complaints over custody of her three children, dowry and rape by some people. She is currently in a Delhi hospital as she is undergoing treatment for burns after she tried to self-immolate.