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.

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.
Jammu And Kashmir Criminalises Sextortion And Becomes The First State To Do So

Jammu And Kashmir Criminalises Sextortion And Becomes The First State To Do So

Sextortion, due to absence of physical force and lack of evidence, gives an idea of consensual sex to people, due to sheer disregard of psychological pressure.
आपात प्रसूति सेवा के रूप में गर्भसमापन

आपात प्रसूति सेवा के रूप में गर्भसमापन

अक्टूबर 2012 का, जब भारत सहित कई देशों में लोगों ने 31 साल की सविता हलाप्पनावर की मृत्यु के विरोध में प्रदर्शन करना शुरू किया|
Remembering The Gendered Harms Of Demonetisation

Remembering The Gendered Harms Of Demonetisation

Women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and gender nonconforming individuals bore the massively disproportionate brunt of the effects of demonetisation.
Let's Talk About The Long Overdue Reforms Needed In The Abortion Laws Of India

Let’s Talk About The Long Overdue Reforms Needed In The Abortion Laws Of India

Reproductive autonomy is the freedom of the woman to have as well as not have the child. This freedom is currently curtailed by Indian courts through the outdated abortion laws.
Why Demonetisation Is A Feminist Issue

Why Demonetisation Is A Feminist Issue

Demonetisation followed the masculinist, hetero-patriarchal logic that the gains on the scale of modernity can not only morally outweigh the loss of lives but also that those particular lives were worthy of being sacrificed.
Is Goa Civil Code The Answer To India's Sexist Laws?

Is Goa Civil Code The Answer To India’s Sexist Laws?

According to the Goa Civil Code, Muslims, Hindus and Christians are bound by the same laws relating to marriage, divorce and succession.
Gender-Specific Laws: What The Nation Wants Vs. What The Nation Needs

Gender-Specific Laws: What The Nation Wants Vs. What The Nation Needs

In a country like ours, the need for gender-specific laws must be acknowledged and highlighted as they help create a safer place for the disadvantaged fraction of the society.

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10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements In 2018 We Should Be Celebrating

While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.
Toxic monogamy culture displays signs of codependency which manifests in ways that have invariably toxic outcomes.

Here’s How Toxic Monogamy Culture Is Ruining Our Relationships

Toxic monogamy culture displays signs of codependency which manifests in ways that have invariably toxic outcomes.

Laugh Off The Sexism: The Counter Culture Of Feminist Memes

To combat the circulation of sexist memes, and stifle the sexist laugh, counter feminist memes are in circulation as well. These feminist memes employ subversive humour to overturn the sexist humour, being able to afford a laugh at their expense.