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One Book Which Mentions Strict Punishment for Rape. It's None Other Than The Garuda Purana.The punishment of rape must be so brutal & deadly that not a single man could ever think of trying this heinous crime in his life.
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Salmali (सलमाली)

Crime: Committing adultery, torturing women, forced sexual contacts.

Punishment: People are pierced with hot solid shapes of maces and clubs into their genital space and Yama’s servants flog the victim behind.

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Puyodakam (पुयोडाकम)
Crime: Men cheating women, treating them cruelly and using them as a tool of sex object.

Punishment: Victims are thrown into a pool of urine, excreta, blood, phlegm and are bitten by poisonous insects and animals.

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It is a strange conundrum we face in India.

Purely going by statistics India seems to be better than many developed countries in terms of #Rape.

But the misoginy is so evident.

We r going through transition where women experience more 1/n

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freedom to work yet the ordinary Indian man has yet to come to terms with it.

Calling women 'whores', 'How much?' R still prevalent.

This disease is not uncommon across the world yet it only gets reported widely in India due to our sensationalist media.

We have to 2/n
While cases like this deserve all the attention one should remember that we r still majorly misogynistic n patriarchical.

Only way to get out of the malice is when women venture outside n this becomes commonplace.

And to deny that mass media n movies have no influence 3/n
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