13.7.05

UNWANTED. SECTION 354 IPC


The photograph has been readjusted to make the 'perpetrators' unrecognizable.Blank Noise seeks to build dialogue about street sexual harassment and is not attempting isolate any one person or incident.(year 2009)




Section 354, IPC - Assault or criminal force to a woman with the intent to outrage her modesty - whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any woman, intending to outrage or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby outrage her modesty, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine or both. Section 509, IPC - Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman - whoever intending to insult the modesty of any woman utters any word, makes any sound or gesture, or exhibits any object intending that such word or sound shall be heard, or that such gesture or object shall be seen by such woman, or intrudes upon the privacy of such woman, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or both. (Cognisable and bailable offense)
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2 comments:

  1. Anonymous8:04 pm

    nice explaination

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  2. Anonymous1:25 pm

    Good, but I want more info.

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