The author has portrayed detailed research about the rape legislation in this article. It also depicts the changes the laws witnessed due to social transformations over the years. Rape is a forceful sexual act that can leave the victim traumatized for life. The Indian penal code has an anti-rape clause. The Indian Penal Code, Section 375, explains what constitutes rape. The Indian Penal Code, on the other hand, lists the penalties for rape under Section 376. Then it discusses the popular rape cases that have brought changes in the rape laws. The author concluded the article with a few effective suggestions that can help bring major changes. These amendments can change the way society perceives rape, the victims, and the aftermath.