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#MenstruationBenefitBill: भारतीय संसद में पहली बार हुई पीरियड पर बात

भारत में ऐसा पहली बार हुआ है जब पीरियड से संबंधित कोई बिल संसद में पेश किया गया हो| वरना इस विषय को हमेशा मीडिया से लेकर राजनेता और बुद्धिजीवी से लेकर आमजन ‘संवेदनशील’ या फिर ‘शर्म’ का विषय मनाकर नज़रंदाज़ करते रहे है|
Unshackling the Recent Mental Health Care Bill 2016 | Feminism In India

Unshackling the Recent Mental Health Care Bill 2016

A few days ago, there was much rejoicing and celebrating in the mental health community. The Rajya Sabha on Monday unanimously passed the Mental Health Care Bill 2013, which seeks to provide better healthcare to people with mental illness and safeguard their rights. One of it’s salient features was giving a person the right to select a representative who would speak for the person if she or he gets diagnosed with a mental illness.
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.
कार्यस्थल पर महिलाओं के यौन उत्पीड़न अधिनियम | #LawExplainers

कार्यस्थल पर महिलाओं के यौन उत्पीड़न अधिनियम | #LawExplainers

सन् 2013 में कार्यस्थल पर महिलाओं के यौन उत्पीड़न अधिनियम को पारित किया गया था। जिन संस्थाओं में दस से अधिक लोग काम करते हैं, उन पर यह अधिनियम लागू होता है l
Justice Indu Malhotra – The Lone Dissenter Of The Sabrimala Verdict

Justice Indu Malhotra – The Lone Dissenter Of The Sabrimala Verdict

Justice Indu Malhotra’s understanding of religious practices in Ayyappa community is flawed because as she overlooks the role of patriarchy in religion.
The National Policy for Women 2016

FII’s Recommendations For The National Policy For Women 2016

FII reviews the National Policy Women 2016, consisting of all the policies which are to be implemented for the welfare of women.
Jindal Rape Case

Jindal Rape Case: Suspended Sentence For Perpetrators

On 13th September, the High Court of Punjab & Haryana suspended the sentences and granted bail to the accused in the Jindal Rape Case.
4 Feminist Laws That We Must Have In 2017

4 Feminist Laws That We Must Have In 2017

Our lawmakers need feminist resolutions to implement these feminist laws in 2017!
मानव अधिकारों के रूप में 'यौन अधिकार'

मानव अधिकारों के रूप में ‘यौन अधिकार’

नौ नियमों ने यौन अधिकारों और यौन स्वास्थ्य के समर्थक अन्तर्राष्ट्रीय और राष्ट्रीय मानव अधिकार कानून के मौजूदा निकाय के विकास में विशेष भूमिका निभाई है|
Survivor’s Rights

Why The Zero-sum Game Discourse On Survivor’s Rights Helps No One

There has been a worrying tendency in our public discourse that tends to pit a survivor’s rights against the human rights of the accused.

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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.