Women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and gender nonconforming individuals bore the massively disproportionate brunt of the effects of demonetisation.
Reproductive autonomy is the freedom of the woman to have as well as not have the child. This freedom is currently curtailed by Indian courts through the outdated abortion laws.
Demonetisation followed the masculinist, hetero-patriarchal logic that the gains on the scale of modernity can not only morally outweigh the loss of lives but also that those particular lives were worthy of being sacrificed.
According to the Goa Civil Code, Muslims, Hindus and Christians are bound by the same laws relating to marriage, divorce and succession.
In a country like ours, the need for gender-specific laws must be acknowledged and highlighted as they help create a safer place for the disadvantaged fraction of the society.
नौ नियमों ने यौन अधिकारों और यौन स्वास्थ्य के समर्थक अन्तर्राष्ट्रीय और राष्ट्रीय मानव अधिकार कानून के मौजूदा निकाय के विकास में विशेष भूमिका निभाई है|
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