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This section will decode laws and guides on women, LGBT and other marginalized communities in the form of articles, FAQs and poster series.

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Let’s Talk About Property Rights For Non-Hindu Women

As a Christian woman, my experience with getting access to property rights has been rife with ambiguity and double-speak.
Why Demonetisation Is A Feminist Issue

Why Demonetisation Is A Feminist Issue

Demonetisation followed the masculinist, hetero-patriarchal logic that the gains on the scale of modernity can not only morally outweigh the loss of lives but also that those particular lives were worthy of being sacrificed.
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.
Is Childbirth The Only Prerequisite?: On The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill 2016

Is Childbirth The Only Prerequisite?: On The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill 2016

The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016, came as a welcome change to the previous Act that, among others, provided only 12 weeks leave for maternity. However, in order to fully understand the implications of the new amendment, it is necessary to look at the salient features of the original bill, first.
Feminist Judgement Project

Feminist Judgement Project – What If All Judges Were Feminists?

The Feminist Judgement Project began in Canada, seeking to effectuate the definition of equality guaranteed in their constitution.
How Inclusive Is The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 Of Women And Other Minorities?

How Inclusive Is The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 Of Women And Other Minorities?

It becomes clear from the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 that a 'citizen' in the eyes of the State is a Hindu, upper caste, heterosexual, and cis-gendered man.
The Disability Bill 2014 Is Now An Act - How Far Have We Come Since 1995?

The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Bill, 2014 Is Now An Act – How...

The Disability Bill 2014 was passed by the Lok Sabha on December 16, 2016 and awaits Presidential assent before it is formally enacted as Law.
Indian Women In Law: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Indian Women In Law: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

For November, FII collaborated with CIS Delhi and co-hosted a Wikipedia Editathon on Indian women in law.
Justice Doesn’t Take Shelter Behind Opacity: How A Gag Order In The CJI Case Would Be Undemocratic in Spirit

Justice Doesn’t Take Shelter Behind Opacity: Why A Gag Order In Ranjan Gogoi’s Case...

On April 19, 2019, CJI Ranjan Gogoi was accused of sexual harassment by a former junior assistant, in an affidavit submitted to 22 Supreme Court judges. In response to this, a three-judge bench, comprising of the CJI himself, heard the facts of the case, but without the aggrieved woman’s presence.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Get to know the bumps and curves of your one unique body and see how she rewards you in return. Here are some masturbation techniques to help you along your journey.
Women Complainants

Women Complainants And Their Plight In Kerala: How I Was Shamed For Following Due...

When people whose very duty is to protect the citizens, fail to do the basic minimum, who do I turn to? What happens to women complainants in our society?