As a Christian woman, my experience with getting access to property rights has been rife with ambiguity and double-speak.
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.
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.
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.
The Feminist Judgement Project began in Canada, seeking to effectuate the definition of equality guaranteed in their constitution.
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 was passed by the Lok Sabha on December 16, 2016 and awaits Presidential assent before it is formally enacted as Law.
For November, FII collaborated with CIS Delhi and co-hosted a Wikipedia Editathon on Indian women in law.
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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.