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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Why Surrogates Are Still Passive Deliverers Of Service, With Few Rights

New Delhi: India’s new laws on surrogacy, meant to prevent exploitative practices, still do not fully recognise the surrogate’s rights to full economic, medical, legal, and …

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Why India’s Abortion Law Still Lacks Principles Of Reproductive Justice

New Delhi: India’s abortion law has evolved over 50 years to become seemingly progressive but it is still not rooted in the idea of reproductive justice, …

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Explainer: Patriarchal Rules Continue To Decide Parenthood In Official Documents

New Delhi: After her undergraduate studies, Tara* decided to take an education loan to pursue a Master’s degree. In her loan application forms she named her …

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Why India’s Abortion Law Needs To Be Rid Of Moralism

New Delhi: Last week, the Supreme Court passed an interim order allowing an unmarried woman to abort a 24-week pregnancy. The court ordered the constitution of …

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