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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.
'Upper Caste' Reservation And The Fallacy Of Income-Based Quota

‘Upper Caste’ Reservation And The Fallacy Of Income-Based Quota

The upper caste reservation bill shifts the focus from social injustice to one of economic inequity, thereby essentially erasing the pernicious effects of everyday casteism.
Why The Trans Bill And The Anti-Trafficking Bill of 2018 Reek Of Transmisogyny

Why The Trans Bill And The Anti-Trafficking Bill of 2018 Reek Of Transmisogyny

To let such legislative disenfranchisement come to fruition is systematic marginalisation and is an accurate example of the rampant transmisogyny in our society.
These 20 Progressive Judgments From 2018 Restored Our Faith In The Indian Judiciary

These 20 Progressive Judgments From 2018 Restored Our Faith In The Indian Judiciary

Let's look back at how has the judiciary helped us in unfolding the progressive reforms and paved a way for a better society through its progressive judgments.
How the Trans Rights Bill Only Makes My Life More Difficult

How The Transgender Rights Bill Only Makes My Life More Difficult

It is imperative that the state’s ID processes take into account our complex lived realities, and try to make things simpler for us, but the new Transgender Rights Bill only makes it further difficult.
Jammu And Kashmir Criminalises Sextortion And Becomes The First State To Do So

Jammu And Kashmir Criminalises Sextortion And Becomes The First State To Do So

Sextortion, due to absence of physical force and lack of evidence, gives an idea of consensual sex to people, due to sheer disregard of psychological pressure.
मानवाधिकार का ज़रूरी विषय है विकलांगता

मानवाधिकार का ज़रूरी विषय है विकलांगता

विकलांगता एक मानवाधिकार विषय है। यही कारण है की यूएनसीआरपीडी विकलांगता के सामाजिक मॉडल (अक्षमता भौतिक बाधाएंऔर नकारात्मक दृष्टिकोण की देन होती हैं) की बात करता है ना की मेडिकल मॉडल की(अक्षमता व्यक्ति में निहित हैं)।

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Indian Scientists Protest Against The Pseudo-Science Propagated by Indian Science Congress

Indian Scientists Protest Against The Pseudo-Science Propagated by Indian Science Congress

Scientists across the country took to the streets to protest for an end to presentations at the Indian Science Congress that promote unscientific personal beliefs.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj

Why Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s #MeToo Episode Was Perfect In Its Portrayal

It was incredibly refreshing to see the #MeToo movement portrayed on Brooklyn Nine-Nine with such honesty.