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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Why Courts Must Stop Fixating On The ‘Modesty’ Of Survivors Of Sexual Violence

New Delhi: The use of the archaic idea of feminine “modesty” in the interpretation of the penal laws on sexual violence is regressive because it undermines …

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How Digital Spaces Are Pushing Marginalised Women Campaigners Further Into Shadows

New Delhi: The rights of women from India’s marginalised communities are being disproportionately constrained and eroded in digital civic spaces, says a report by The Bachchao …

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Dalit Survivors Of Sexual Violence Deal With Blocks To Justice At Every Step

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‘We Live, Work In Filth And Are Treated Like Filth:’ Punjab’s Dalit Women Caught In Cycle Of Bonded Work

Mansa, Punjab: Tej Kaur, a Dalit Sikh , has been cleaning and collecting cow dung for 30 years. Her walk is steady but the strain and struggle of …

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“If something happens to me, Hindutva outfits responsible”: A Dalit Woman Journalist Receives Death Threats

New Delhi: “You will suffer the same fate as Gauri Lankesh,”  Meena Kotwal, a Dalit woman journalist and founder of the media platform The Mooknayak ,was …

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A Dalit women’s collective is fighting for the land it toils on, In Gujarat

Mumbai: Around 400 metres off the Gujarat state highway near Vautha village, along the snake-like curves of the Sabarmati river, lie nearly a hundred acres of …

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