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The Historical Journey Of Anti-Dowry Laws

Anti-Dowry laws are the result of a long and arduous struggle, marked with the death of a long line of women harassed and tortured for it. The law has been changed for the better keeping in mind these struggles.
घरेलु हिंसा से महिलाओं का संरक्षण अधिनियम | #LawExplainers

घरेलू हिंसा से महिलाओं का संरक्षण अधिनियम | #LawExplainers

घरेलू हिंसा महिलाओं के प्रति होने वाली हिंसा का एक जटिल और घिनौना स्वरूप हैl इसकी घटनाएं कितनी व्यापक हैं, यह तय कर पाना मुश्किल हैl
The Protection Of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005 | #LawExplainers

The Protection Of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005 | #LawExplainers

Domestic violence is any kind of abusive behaviour by your husband or male partner or their relatives (includes male and female relatives).
दहेज प्रतिबंध अधिनियम | #LawExplainers

दहेज प्रतिबंध अधिनियम | #LawExplainers

यह अधिनियम विवाह के समय, दोनों पक्षों पर, दहेज देने या लेने की प्रथा पर रोक लगाता हैl यह क़ानून दहेज की माँग करने और विज्ञापन देने पर भी दण्डित करता हैl
The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 | #LawExplainers

The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 | #LawExplainers

The Dowry Prohibition Act prohibits the practice of giving or taking of dowry by either parties to a marriage. This law also punishes demanding and advertising dowry.
End Child Marriage

Child Marriage In India Is Still A Reality – Especially In Urban Areas

A report analysing the state of child marriage in India shows an increase in number of marriages of girl children in urban areas in India.
कार्यस्थल पर महिलाओं के यौन उत्पीड़न अधिनियम | #LawExplainers

कार्यस्थल पर महिलाओं के यौन उत्पीड़न अधिनियम | #LawExplainers

सन् 2013 में कार्यस्थल पर महिलाओं के यौन उत्पीड़न अधिनियम को पारित किया गया था। जिन संस्थाओं में दस से अधिक लोग काम करते हैं, उन पर यह अधिनियम लागू होता है l
Sexual Harassment Of Women At Workplace Act, 2013 | #LawExplainers

Sexual Harassment Of Women At Workplace Act, 2013 | #LawExplainers

This Act makes it illegal to sexually harass women in the workplace. It talks about the different ways in which someone can be sexually harassed and how they can complain against this kind of behaviour.
Triple Talaq Hearing: The Case So Far

The Triple Talaq Hearing: The Case So Far

The triple talaq hearing saw arguments for and against the practice. We present a summary of the arguments presented in the Supreme Court.
reproductive rights are human rights

Rohtak Rape Brings Into Focus India’s Troubled Relationship With Reproductive Rights

The pregnancy of a 10-year-old girl who was raped by her stepfather has sparked a discussion on abortions and reproductive rights in India.

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