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NCW opposes center's move of lowering age

National Commission for Women has strongly opposed the move of lowering age of consensual sex from 18 to 16. Its member Charu Wali Khanna, who was conducting a workshop to sensitise cops on violence against women at police training center in Karnal, said that the center was keen to pursue the Bill which is both damaging and illogical.

india Updated: Mar 18, 2013 15:48 IST
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National Commission for Women has strongly opposed the move of lowering age of consensual sex from 18 to 16. Its member Charu Wali Khanna, who was conducting a workshop to sensitise cops on violence against women at police training center in Karnal, said that the center was keen to pursue the Bill which is both damaging and illogical.

First Published: Mar 18, 2013 15:32 IST