The reason behind increased social media movements against sexual harassment is fairly simple: the failure of institutional platforms has forced women to take up their causes elsewhere and in that social media comes as a relatively more accessible platform.
Fictional narratives and memoirs reconstructed through oral histories documented experiences of women as victims of state and police torture.
Most children are facing an unreal world. Locked with parents who themselves exhibit psychological stress and neurotic tendencies, plus the effects of crowding, lack of peer group and social/ age appropriate fun activities, the mental distress on children is mounting.
Sharjeel Imam, a vivid scholar from premier Jawaharlal Nehru University and an early activist and participant in the Shaheen Bagh protest has been in jail for more than 90 days now.
Mica is used in eyeshades, lipsticks, mascara, nail polish, blush and many such cosmetic products. 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into the cosmetic industry is sourced from India and most of it comes from scrap mining.
The courts and legal processes are ignorant and lack sensitivity when dealing with the cases of violence against Dalit women.
Abortion in India in normal times is equivalent to mounting a hill. In exceptional times like this, the issue of accessing safe abortion is aggravated.
In this article, some common questions relating to the provisions of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act,1989 (SC/ST PoA Act) will be explored.
While hundreds of children died in hospitals in Uttar Pradesh last year, Kerala managed to contain the deadly Nipah virus outbreak within weeks, currently effectively tackling the COVID-19 crisis even much better than other Indian states.
In the face of a global health crisis which spread like wildfire throughout the world and very probably will in India too, the government still made it a priority to clear out CAA protest sites.