Book Review on Cyber Crime and the Victimization of Women: Laws, Rights and Regulations

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Dr. Pallavi Singh[1] and Radha Ranjan[2]

[1] Assistant Professor of Law, Central University of South Bihar, Gaya

[2] Doctoral Research Scholar, Central University of South Bihar, Gaya


Book Title: Cyber Crime and the Victimization of Women: Laws, Rights and Regulations

Authors: Debarati Halder and K. Jaishankar

Publication House: IGI Global

Year of Publication: 2012

ISBN No.: 978-1-60960-830-9

This book revolves around the concept of Cybercrime with special emphasis upon victimization of the women. The book has been forwarded by Susan W. Brenner NCR Distinguished Professor of Law and Technology University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio, USA. It is crafted especially for the women population as there is enormous unequal proportion between men and women when it comes to cybercrimes. Secondly, the impact of victimization is felt more by the women as compared to men. Thirdly, new cybercrimes have come into existence where women are the main victim and fourthly, there has been a paradigm shift in emergence of private policing by the NGOs such as Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), Centre for Cyber Victim Counselling, etc.

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