In today first moving world, women are not lacking behind in contributing and adopting themselves to new technologies and discoveries. Today, they have leant to utilize technical advancement for their self expression; networking and professional activities, even then crimes against them destroying their self- sanctity and respect remain constant. In this era of technology harassing the women comes under the preview of cyber crime in the form of adult-bullying, cyber-stalking, hacking, morphed-pornographic images and electronic blackmailing. With the development of technology and event of new crimes, Indian Parliament and the law making bodies are in constant process to cope - up with such crimes. But these laws are not adequate to control and restitute the status of women in recent times. It has been felt by the law making bodies of India as well aboard, those types of crimes which destroy the status of women in society, should be controlled and there should be strict laws enacted to eradicate such crime.
Cite this article:
Shankar Banerjee. Dark Realities of the Virtual World: Cyber Crime against Women. Research J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 5(2): April-June, 2014, 166-169.