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AGE OF CONSENT V. SEXUAL AGENCY: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE POCSO ACT

-By Shravani Shendye* & Kinjal Sharma** Indian law criminalises consensual sexual relations between adolescents belonging to the age group of sixteen to eighteen years. This legal issue regained focus when recently, the Madras High Court suggested decriminalising such consensual sexual relations via appropriate amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO… Continue reading AGE OF CONSENT V. SEXUAL AGENCY: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE POCSO ACT