Medical examination of sexual assault cases and related law

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Pramod Tiwari
Lalchand Verma
Harshvardhan Tiwari
Reicha Joshi

Abstract

The criminal law amendment act 2012 has expanded the definition of sexual assault and recognised right to the treatment for all survivor/victims of sexual assault by the public and private health care facilities. The ministry of health and family welfare released uniform guideline for medico-legal care of victims of sexual violence. This paper highlights some of important provision of law and recent changes in examination of victim of sexual violence, which is applicable to all registered medical practitioner practicing either in public or private sector.

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Tiwari, P., Verma, L., Tiwari, H., & Joshi, R. (2020). Medical examination of sexual assault cases and related law. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ETHICS, TRAUMA & VICTIMOLOGY, 6(01), 22-26. https://doi.org/10.18099/10.18099/ijetv.v6i01.4
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Research Article