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.
Domestic violence is any kind of abusive behaviour by your husband or male partner or their relatives (includes male and female relatives).
While many dismiss instances of boys "teasing" girls as a symptom of puberty, I call them the beginning of normalized sexual harassment.
Sexual harassment, when legally translated, is the "outraging of a woman's modesty". What then, is 'modesty,' and how does it get 'outraged'?
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.
Justice Indu Malhotra’s understanding of religious practices in Ayyappa community is flawed because as she overlooks the role of patriarchy in religion.
The Disability Bill 2014 was passed by the Lok Sabha on December 16, 2016 and awaits Presidential assent before it is formally enacted as Law.
In contemporary India, the prevalence of Khap Panchayats that dot villages and non-urban areas create a dangerous threat to the stability of the regular tiers of the justice system.
Female prisoners in India face more obstacles within this prison system than their male counterparts who have access to certain resources.
The Supreme Court Bench has only a single woman judge - reflective of the institutionalized gender bias in the judiciary of the country.