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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Harassment, Assault, Murder – But Stalking Is Still Not A ‘Serious’ Crime

New Delhi: The murder last week of Chennai college student Sathya Priya by her stalker is at once horrific and familiar: a young woman is followed …

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Why Elderly Women With Disabilities Are At Highest Risk of Abuse, Neglect

Mumbai: Forced to depend on their family for support and care because of social norms and ineffective government policies, elderly women with disabilities are highly vulnerable …

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How Delays In Victim Compensation Fund Fail Trafficking Survivors

New Delhi: The Calcutta High Court has ordered the Government of West Bengal to ensure adequate funds with the State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) to disburse …

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SC Order Grants Dignity To Sex Work But It Is Far From Being Decriminalised

New Delhi: The recent Supreme Court directives on guaranteeing sex workers dignity and constitutional freedoms still leaves some critical problem areas unaddressed and these can only …

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