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Which provision does section 354-A of the Indian Penal Code analyse?


1. Punishment for Sexual Harassment
2. Child Marriage
3. Child Porno
4. Acid Attack

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Punishment for Sexual Harassment

The correct answer is Punishment for Sexual Harassment.

  • Section 354-A of the Indian Penal Code analyzes Punishment for Sexual Harassment.


  • Section 354-A, Indian Penal Code:
    • It deals with sexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment.
    • Sexual harassment includes:
      • making sexually colored remarks,
      • showing pornography against the will of a woman; or
      • a demand or request for sexual favors.
      • physical contact and advances involving unwelcome and explicit sexual overtures.


  • Section 326 A in the Indian Penal Code lays down the punishment for acid attacks.
  • Punishments for Child Marriage are laid in various laws like the Child Marriage (Restraint) Act, 1929 and Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006.
  • Section 293 of the Indian Penal Code criminalizes the sale, distribution, exhibition, circulation, etc. of any obscene material to any person below the age of twenty years. 

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