Laws to safeguard women against Cybercrimes in India

Information technology has become the axis of today’s global and technological developments. With the advancement of the internet, crimes using this tool too have widened. Cybercrimes pose a great threat to individuals, especially women, who form 90 percent of the victims. Every second, one woman in India gets tricked to be a victim of cyber crimes and the online platform is now the new platform where a woman’s dignity, privacy, and security is increasingly being challenged every moment. Cybercrimes incept generally through fake ids created on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms causing grave harm to women, as through these platforms, major blackmailing, threatening, bullying, or cheating via messenger messages and email are done by perpetrators.

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