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From judgement to practice: Section 377 and the medical sector

Vinay Chandran

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2009.067


Abstract

So the law against homosexual sex has been read down. The Delhi High Court in a landmark judgement has struck down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for adult consensual sex. Homosexual sex no longer comes under the purview of the law, except in cases of abuse or rape. Has this in any way affected the medical sector?

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