Thursday, August 22, 2019

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.

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A Sexist And Exclusionary Sex-Strike Won’t Save Women Or Roe

A sex-strike by women being considered an effective response to the abortion bans reinforces sexist assumptions about women and sex.
The Errors In The Due Process: Is CJI Gogoi Above The Law?

The Errors In The Due Process: Is CJI Gogoi Above The Law?

The proceeding regarding CJI Gogoi shows us how the victim is demonised and made an example out of, even after following the process and providing evidence for the same.
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.
What Is Custodial Rape And Why We Need To Be Discussing It

What Is Custodial Rape And Why We Need To Be Discussing It

While it is already difficult to prosecute and punish a rape accused, the challenge is even greater when it comes to custodial rape
Restitution Of Conjugal Rights: Legal Intrusion Into The Lives And Bodies Of Women

Restitution Of Conjugal Rights: Legal Intrusion Into The Lives And Bodies Of Women

In the post-privacy judgment era, the departure of archaic provisions like restitution of conjugal rights is very much a possibility.
Why Many Of The Indian Youth May Not Be Voting This 2019 Elections

Why Many Of The Indian Youth May Not Be Voting This 2019 Elections

Whether in this election or the next, voting processes might need to be altered so that India’s youth can vote in full capacity.
प्रसव के बाद भी ज़रूरी है महिला की देखभाल

प्रसव के बाद भी ज़रूरी है महिला की देखभाल

विकासशील देशों में प्रसव के बाद की देखभाल जैसी सेवाएं न के बराबर मिल पाती है और आमतौर पर इसके बहुत घातक परिणाम होते हैं|
Supreme Court Evicts Adivasis Forcibly And Rejects Claims Over Forest Lands

Supreme Court Evicts Adivasis Forcibly And Rejects Claims Over Forest Lands

The Supreme Court directed all States to evict nearly one million Adivasis whose claims over forest land have been rejected.
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’.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

Now, as I fight a daily battle in the war against arranged marriage, I have realised that my parents’ standards for a husband for me are so much worse than mine. As a method of finding a life partner, I believe matrimonial sites are the cesspit of humanity.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.