Divya Srinivasan | @sdivya91

Divya Srinivasan

Divya Srinivasan is a lawyer and women's rights activist, and is currently consulting for an international human rights organisation.

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Women's rights

Do away with ‘restitution of conjugal rights’

The Supreme Court’s equality jurisprudence now needs to be extended and applied towards existing patriarchal structures within the home and the family. And what better place to start that the antiquated notion of restitution of conjugal rights – Section 9 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 – where the courts are directly complicit in upholding and perpetuating patriarchy.

November 2,2018

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