Gender Files

A critical look at gender and law- what works and what does not.

Why Forced Restitution Of Conjugal Rights Defies Ideas of Liberty, Equality

New Delhi: In June 1885, a 21-year-old woman, calling herself ‘Hindu Lady’, wrote two letters to The Times of India attacking the ‘wicked institutions’ of infant …

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Three Lessons On Equality From Supreme Court’s Hijab Verdict

NEW DELHI:On October 13, the Supreme Court of India passed its judgement on the hijab ban in educational institutions imposed by the Karnataka Government. The two-judge …

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India’s Workplace Harassment Law Has Failed Informal, Marginalised Workers

New Delhi: India’s law on sexual harassment at work has failed to account for the experiences of informal sector working women, most of who are from …

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