Cases that will be taken up by Bharosa Centre:-
All cases that fall under sec 375,376,376 C, 376 D of IPC and Sec 3,5,7,9 Of POCSO Act will come under the purview of Bharosa Centre. This is to ensure that victims of the most grievous forms of sexual violence are provided support in the first phase.
Relevant legal provisions on sexual violence pertaining to women and children
Indian Penal Code, 1860
The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013, brought in several new provisions of sexual violence such as voyeurism, stalking, acid attack & trafficking.