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6) Evaluate whether naming and shaming on social media for sexual misconduct allegations is a violation of due process of law?(250 words)

Topic – Determinant of ethics in human actions

6) Evaluate whether naming and shaming on social media for sexual misconduct allegations is a violation of due process of law?(250 words)

Indian express

Why this question

In the wake of Metoo movement, debates of all kinds have cropped up. Believe Her perspective has been hotly contested in light of certain false cases and due to several other reasons. In this regard, it is important to understand whether trial on social media of alleged sexual assaulters is a violation of due process of law and Principles of natural justice.

Key demand of the question

The question expects us to debate whether the process of naming and shaming on social media for allegations of sexual misconduct is justified, or whether due process of law should be followed in every case.

Directive word

Evaluate – When you are asked to evaluate, you have to pass a sound judgement about the truth of the given statement in the question or the topic based on evidences.  You have to appraise the worth of the statement in question. There is scope for forming a personal opinion here.

Structure of the answer

Introduction – Explain the context of the question by giving a brief about both the perspectives and metoo movement.

Body – First of all, explain what the debate is about by bringing in both the perspectives. Thereafter, we can argue that because patriarchy is so deep rooted ,and sexual misconduct so common, that naming and shaming is a way to tell society that the limit has been reached. Also, the movement is not only about seeking legal justice but to initiate a conversation into the meaning of consent. On the other hand, we can also point out that the process of naming and shaming is not justified because the purpose of social media is not to serve as a courtroom.

Conclusion- Give a fair and balanced opinion and discuss how we can take this movement to its logical conclusion.