Monday, February 24, 2020

Law & Policy

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

The Survivor’s Guide on How to Navigate the Criminal Justice System

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A quick guide on how a survivor of rape can navigate through the criminal justice system.
Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: A Man’s Troll Is A Woman’s Allegation

Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: A Man’s Troll Is A Woman’s Allegation

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The freedom of speech and expression of individuals can never be compromised for unrealistic restrictions put forth by the state, be it through a provision of a Personal Data Protection Bill or a restriction to their right to protest on the streets.
This Republic Day, Ask Yourself—Is India A True Republic?

This Republic Day, Ask Yourself—Is India A True Republic?

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With the Republic Day around the corner, we the citizens should observe it more as a day of introspection and affixing accountability, than as a day of celebration.
Budget 2020: “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Is A Huge Success” – Is It Really?

Budget 2020: “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Is A Huge Success” – Is It Really?

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Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman did the classic thing that all finance ministers do – exaggerate campaigns with misleading statistics.
5 Things The BJP Government Want To Shift Your Focus From

5 Things The BJP Government Want To Shift Your Focus From

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The BJP government proposed amendments to the Citizenship law in the country in order to grant citizenship to non-Muslim, religious minorities facing religious persecution from three neighboring countries namely, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Our Homophobia Kills: The Gay Panic Defence

Our Homophobia Kills: The Gay Panic Defence

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Gay panic defence with the help of the existing homophobia in our country, ensures the further marginalisation of the LGBTQIA+ community.
In Conversation With Kaleeswaram Raj: Decriminalising Adultery In India

In Conversation With Kaleeswaram Raj: Decriminalising Adultery In India

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Kaleeswaram Raj is a lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and the High Court of Kerala. He successfully fought to decriminalise adultery in India and, he appeared in several other important cases.
Sexual Harassment In Workplace: What Happens When It Is A Religious Institution?

Sexual Harassment In Workplace: What Happens When It Is A Religious Institution?

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Sexual harassment at religious institutions is a very serious form of discrimination that is directed against women and children of the society.
NRC: Why Women Immigrants Are Set To Be Hit Harder Than Men

NRC: Why Women Immigrants Are Set To Be Hit Harder Than Men

With the same breath that we condemn misogyny, we must also call out forceful geographical expelling for the evil that is, an evil pernicious enough to rip families, institutions and people, scarring them for life.

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Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

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A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.