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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Abortion Is Legal In India But Rules, Stigma Make It Hard To Access

Mumbai: At 25, and into the fourth year of an abusive marriage, N*, discovered that she was eight weeks into an unwanted pregnancy. She approached a …

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India’s New Transgender Portal Is Caught In Red Tape, Apathy and Bias

New Delhi: Roll call is always traumatising for Veronica Tyagi, 19, a trans woman studying zoology at the Lovely Professional University in Phagwara, Punjab. Every time …

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