Report No. 276
9. The Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986
5.22 In India, many games and gaming websites display content, portraying animated human caricatures depicting women in a manner which is offensive/indecent. It must be noted that, any indecent or derogatory depiction of women, as defined in section 2(c), is prohibited under Section 3 of the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986, which would also cover within its ambit, the above mentioned offensive/indecent content displayed on online gambling/gaming platforms.