Women’s rights

Opinion

Ganesh v. Sudhirkumar Srivastava and Ors

Relinquishment of the right to maintenance is against public policy

May 3,2019

Sexual Offences

Making Marital Rape a crime does not destroy the institution of marriage

Justice Dipak Misra’s comments display a patriarchal mindset.

April 11,2019

Case update

#MeToo: Priya Ramani pleads ‘not guilty’

Claims truth as her defence, as court dispenses with her personal appearance.

April 10,2019

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Part III | The Domestic Violence Act

In this part on The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (the DV Act), we throw some light on the meaning of “marriage” and “relationship in nature of marriage”. The DV Act only applies to aggrieved persons who are in a “domestic relationship” with the accused.

April 3,2019

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Part II | The Domestic Violence Act

In Part II of the series on  The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (the DV Act),  we throw light on the meaning of the terms “aggrieved person”, “domestic relationship”,  “respondent”  and “shared household”  under the DV Act.

April 2,2019

Know Your Rights

Critique: The Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act

How effective is the functioning of the Internal Complaints Committee?

March 25,2019

Global Eye

Iranian human rights lawyer sentenced to 38 years in prison

Rights activists around world express shock, call for her release.

March 13,2019

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