The PVCHR is mainly focused on the problem of patriarchal attitudes, which are reinforced by caste, communal and class inequalities or perpetrated by the state. Here, there is a potential for sexual violence inflicted as a part of an assault by a dominant community as in a caste attack or communal riot; or when sexual violence is inflicted on women in custody in a police lock-up or jail or state institution. With regard to penalties they exclude the death penalty as an option. However, they also see impunity as a problem. Last, but not least, their letter also discusses the inclusion of all gender groups in gender-neutral law.
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