The central cabinet of India passed the resolution of using the word ‘sexual assault’ instead of ‘rape’ in the sexual crimes. This resolution maximizes the ambit of the law ; now it is possible for the male victims to report their cases. Besides this it also passes the resolution to amend Cr. PC 2012 which now includes strictier provision for chasing for the purpose of rape, acid-attacks or rape in police custody.
According to Indian Crime Records Bureau, 24,000 rape cases are registered in 2011; but only 20% of those convicted get punished.