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‘Skin-To-Skin Contact Not Necessary To Prove Sexual Assault’ Under POSCO, SC Sets Aside Bombay HC’s Bizarre And Controversial Judgement

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The Apex Court set aside a Bombay HC judgement which held in January this year that skin-to-skin contact is necessary to claim sexual assault under...
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Tripura: Two Journalists Detained For Covering Communal Violence

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Two journalists were granted bail on November 15, 2021 by the Gomati District Court at Udaipur. An FIR was registered on November 14 at the...
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The Prevention Of Sexual Harassment At Workplace Act, 2013 Along With Its Amendment

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With the advancement in the world, India has seen a change in its working culture. Today, men are not the only breadwinners. Women also walk...
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Gender Gap In Judiciary

Avani Bansal
While we look at the statistics of the dismal number of female judges in India at subordinate judiciary level, High Courts and Supreme Court, we...
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Women Rights To Contraception In India And Preventing Unwanted Pregnancy In India

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It would not be wrong to argue that in India, the concept of human rights was first introduced and systematically institutionalised in 1950 when our...
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A Tale of Jogini’s Exploitation

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In the 3rd century AD, Kalidasa, one of the greatest writers of ancient India, made a reference to ‘dancing girls’ that were present in the...
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Abortion Law in India: Not Quite There Yet

Mani Chander
The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was approved by the upper house of the parliament and received presidential assent in March, 2021. Some...
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Post Roe Era, The ‘heartbeat’ Bill And Unleashing The Hounds Of The American Right

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In the wake of the chaos unleashed by the infamous Senate 8 Bill it is important to take a look at ground zero, the fabled...
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Indian Judiciary on Rape Cases

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Rape has been defined under Section 375 of the IPC (Indian Penal Code, 1860), which states that rape is said to have been committed when...