On the invitation of the Justice Verma Committee investigating the reform of India's sexual violence laws, Dr Shlomit Wallerstein advised the committee supporting law reform. The advice concentrated on a number of central issues: the definition of rape, the removal of the exception for marital rape, the identification and fairly labelled classification of a range of complementary offences for a wider range of sexual related offences and issues related to the definition of consent. The Justice Verma Committee was established on 21 December 2012 following the brutal gang rape of an Indian woman the previous week.Their final report was published on 23rd January 2013. A summary of the report can viewed on the following link: