Article 377

Various Issues Around section 377 IPC

December 25, 2015

Section 377 of the Indian penal code defines unnatural offences. The section reads as follows:  “Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished”. This section is there in IPC since it was introduced by Lord Macaulay...

Decriminalizing Homosexuality and Issues around Article 377 IPC

December 23, 2015

Decriminalizing private and consensual adult sexual behavior has led to a debate in the country. Some demanding complete repeal of the section and others arguing for retaining the section with certain amendments. Proponents of the section say that homosexuality is against nature and is highly reprehensible. Also...