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Restitution Of Conjugal Rights: Legal Intrusion Into The Lives And Bodies Of Women

Restitution Of Conjugal Rights: Legal Intrusion Into The Lives And Bodies Of Women

In the post-privacy judgment era, the departure of archaic provisions like restitution of conjugal rights is very much a possibility.
Why Many Of The Indian Youth May Not Be Voting This 2019 Elections

Why Many Of The Indian Youth May Not Be Voting This 2019 Elections

Whether in this election or the next, voting processes might need to be altered so that India’s youth can vote in full capacity.
सुरक्षित गर्भावस्था की चुनौतियाँ

सुरक्षित गर्भावस्था की चुनौतियाँ

मातृ मृत्यु दर के मुद्दे पर यह सकारात्मक बदलाव इतनी धीमी गति से क्यों हो रहे हैं और ख़ासकर जिन देशों में कोई सुधार नहीं हुआ है|
प्रसव के बाद भी ज़रूरी है महिला की देखभाल

प्रसव के बाद भी ज़रूरी है महिला की देखभाल

विकासशील देशों में प्रसव के बाद की देखभाल जैसी सेवाएं न के बराबर मिल पाती है और आमतौर पर इसके बहुत घातक परिणाम होते हैं|
सरकार से मिले कुपोषण के खिलाफ़ महिला कर्मचारियों की लड़ाई

सरकार से मिले कुपोषण के खिलाफ़ महिला कर्मचारियों की लड़ाई

बिहार के मीड डे मील के कर्मचारी अपनी मांगो को लेकर हड़ताल पर बैठे हुए थे, लेकिन फिलहाल यह हड़ताल उन्होनें स्थगित कर दी है| बिहार सरकार ने केवल 250 रूपये की ही बढ़ोतरी की है|
Supreme Court Evicts Adivasis Forcibly And Rejects Claims Over Forest Lands

Supreme Court Evicts Adivasis Forcibly And Rejects Claims Over Forest Lands

The Supreme Court directed all States to evict nearly one million Adivasis whose claims over forest land have been rejected.
हम ही से है संविधान

हम ही से है संविधान

भारत जो विविधता का देश माना जाता है और शायद इसी विभिन्नता को केंद्र में रखकर संविधान की उद्घोषणा ‘हम’ से होती है| पर अब सवाल ये है कि क्या वास्तव में ये ‘हम’ इस संविधान के संरक्षण से बच पाया है? या सिलसिलेवार तरीके से इस ‘हम’ से कई विभिन्नताओं का बहिष्कार कर दिया गया है|
The Anti-Trafficking Bill Puts The Lives Of Sex Workers At Risk. Here's Why.

The Anti-Trafficking Bill Puts The Lives Of Sex Workers At Risk. Here’s Why.

The Anti-Trafficking Bill conflates voluntary sex work with sex trafficking, putting the lives and livelihoods of many sex workers at risk.
On 'Irregular Marriage' And Its Implications

On ‘Irregular Marriage’ And Its Implications

The Supreme Court, ruling on a property dispute involving the son of a couple obtaining divorce, stated on January 22nd that a marriage between a Hindu woman and a Muslim man is ‘irregular’.
What Does The Supreme Court Judgment On The Dance Bar Mean For The Dancers?

What Does The Supreme Court Judgment On The Dance Bar Mean For The Dancers?

The Supreme Court, relying upon the available sources and literature regarding women and dance bar, made beautiful observation that many women performers take up dancing to rehabilitate themselves from exploitative flesh trade.

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Majili Review: An Ideal Wife Is The One Who Suffers In Silence And Submission

Majili Review: Why Is An Ideal Wife She Who Suffers In Silence And Submission?

Majili is a recent Telugu release, directed by Shiva Nirvana that stars Samantha Akkineni, Divyansha Kaushik, and Naga Chaitanya.

Being 33 And Single Is Not A Crime: Unpacking Criticism Against Unmarried Women

What we need to understand before we start criticising unmarried women is that marriage is a conscious choice, not an expected natural act that must 'happen'.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.