Tea gardens in Bengal have now become a hotbed for human trafficking, owing to the undermining of labour rights and rising deprivation.
The SC has lifted the centuries-old ban on women's entry to the Sabrimala temple thus granting women their freedom of choice to worship.
The Triple Talaq bill to criminalise a patriarchal practice is waiting for Rajya Sabha’s approval. Even if passed, the questions of whether it guarantees protection to women remain up for debate.
The Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) has often been used to threaten Dalit, Adivasi, and Bahujan struggle against state violence.
Through anecdotal and empirical data, it has been proved that India has failed to address the role of gender in policymaking.
बलात्कारी को फांसी की सजा देने के अध्यादेश बनने पर हर तरफ जीत का जश्न मनाया जा रहा है जैसे कि रेप ख़त्म करने का ब्रह्मास्त्र मिल गया हो? क्या सच में ये जीत जैसा है, हमें इसपर सोचने की ज़रूरत है|
Though the Beti Bachao, Beti Padho initiative helps a girl child get a good start in life, we still need more policies that will help a girl overcome the prejudices of her family.
As a Christian woman, my experience with getting access to property rights has been rife with ambiguity and double-speak.
Justice Indu Malhotra, who took oath as a judge of the Supreme Court on April 27, has been in the news for being the first woman advocate to be directly elevated to the Supreme Court from the Bar.
The public outcry against the Kathua case was so much that the government came up with a quick judicial response to the case and saddled us with the Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance, 2018.