Why women’s rights activists’ criticised Maharashtra’s proposed laws against sexual offences?

Topics Covered: Women related issues. Why women’s rights activists’ criticised Maharashtra’s proposed laws against sexual offences? Context: The Maharashtra Shakti Bill, 2020, and the Special Court and Machinery for Implementation of Maharashtra Shakti Criminal Law, 2020 have been criticised by prominent women’s rights advocates for being “draconian” and “anti-women”. The activists have said that the two …