Sunday, September 15, 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.

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’.
How Inclusive Is The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 Of Women And Other Minorities?

How Inclusive Is The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 Of Women And Other Minorities?

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.
What Does The Supreme Court Judgment On The Dance Bar Mean For The Dancers?

What Does The Supreme Court Judgment On The Dance Bar Mean For The Dancers?

The Supreme Court, relying upon the available sources and literature regarding women and dance bar, made beautiful observation that many women performers take up dancing to rehabilitate themselves from exploitative flesh trade.
'Upper Caste' Reservation And The Fallacy Of Income-Based Quota

‘Upper Caste’ Reservation And The Fallacy Of Income-Based Quota

The upper caste reservation bill shifts the focus from social injustice to one of economic inequity, thereby essentially erasing the pernicious effects of everyday casteism.
Why The Trans Bill And The Anti-Trafficking Bill of 2018 Reek Of Transmisogyny

Why The Trans Bill And The Anti-Trafficking Bill of 2018 Reek Of Transmisogyny

To let such legislative disenfranchisement come to fruition is systematic marginalisation and is an accurate example of the rampant transmisogyny in our society.
These 20 Progressive Judgments From 2018 Restored Our Faith In The Indian Judiciary

These 20 Progressive Judgments From 2018 Restored Our Faith In The Indian Judiciary

Let's look back at how has the judiciary helped us in unfolding the progressive reforms and paved a way for a better society through its progressive judgments.
How the Trans Rights Bill Only Makes My Life More Difficult

How The Transgender Rights Bill Only Makes My Life More Difficult

It is imperative that the state’s ID processes take into account our complex lived realities, and try to make things simpler for us, but the new Transgender Rights Bill only makes it further difficult.

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Maternal Mortality Rate: Does India Really Care About Its Mothers?

Maternal Mortality Rate: Does India Really Care About Its mothers?

A country’s maternal mortality rate is one of the most crucial indicators of how it prioritises it’s women.
Why Do Indian Women Do Not Wish To Identify As Feminists?

Why Do Indian Women Do Not Wish To Identify As Feminists?

Even at the peak of the #MeToo movement in India, many Indian women in positions of power continued to defend and enable the men who sexually exploited, harassed, or assaulted other women.
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.