Tuesday, February 25, 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.

How University Admins Are A Roadblock In Anti CAA Resistance

How University Admins Are A Roadblock In Anti CAA Resistance

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In the fight against CAA, the support from the student community has been tremendous who have been coming out to protest against the draconian law.
SC Says Protecting 'Institution Of Marriage' Is Above Marital Rape

SC Says Protecting ‘Institution Of Marriage’ Is Above Marital Rape

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The Supreme Court's recent judgement on marital rape shows preserving patriarchal structures of marriage is more important than women's bodily dignity.
The SC has lifted the centuries-old ban on women's entry to the Sabrimala temple thus granting women their freedom of choice to worship.

The Sabarimala Controversy: Women And Their Right To Pray

The SC has lifted the centuries-old ban on women's entry to the Sabrimala temple thus granting women their freedom of choice to worship.

Wrongful Convictions: The Contemporary Relevance Of ‘When They See Us’ In India

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It’s been three decades since the incident portrayed in When They See Us, and almost two decades since the truth came to light, but there doesn’t seem to be an increase in public consciousness regarding this issue, neither does there seem to be an attempt to better investigate cases so that no individual gets wrongly convicted.
End Child Marriage

Child Marriage In India Is Still A Reality – Especially In Urban Areas

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A report analysing the state of child marriage in India shows an increase in number of marriages of girl children in urban areas in India.
The Women Of Our Courts: Where Are They And How Many Are There?

The Women Of Our Courts: Where Are They And How Many Are There?

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A step has been climbed towards gender equality in our courts as four of the major High Courts of India are now to be headed by female chief justices.
Here Are 5 Recent Islamophobic Legislations By The BJP Government

Here Are 5 Recent Islamophobic Legislations By The BJP Government

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The aim of these islamophobic judgements is to cover up the government's mistakes, and create hatred among Indians that fits a uniform and unconstitutional vision.
What Does The Quran Actually Say About Triple Talaq?

What Does The Quran Actually Say About Triple Talaq?

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According to the Quran, Talaq is one of the most disliked acts that a believer can perform. No verse validates instantaneous Triple Talaq.
The Errors In The Due Process: Is CJI Gogoi Above The Law?

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

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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.
The National Policy for Women 2016

FII’s Recommendations For The National Policy For Women 2016

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

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Netflix's Sex Education Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

Netflix’s Sex Education Season 2 Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

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The Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education which premiered on January 2019 had already garnered significant attention and millions of viewers owing to its fresh take on teenage sexual (mis)adventures and its sensitive storytelling.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
stock images rape

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.