Shivangi Misra | @misra.shivangi91

Shivangi Misra

Shivangi has worked as a legal officer at Lawyers Collective for two years and continue to be a regular contributor to The Leaflet. She was a Student’s Union leader in law school, a key part in establishing Lawyers Collective’s first legal opinion blog ‘The Invisible Lawyer’ and has worked on various rights-based advocacy and human rights campaigns taken up by the Lawyers Collective. Her areas of interest are feminist legal theory, political discourse, Equality and Anti-Discrimination law.

Articles

International Law

Decolonizing the International Law on genocide:

Canada accepts its atrocious present and the past

July 28,2019

Triple Talaq

Spirit of Islam and Constitution

"...the overwhelming majority of Muslim women are celebrating and the number of Muslim men who are happy with this decision is no less significant. In fact it is this Muslim mood that has forced the Personal Law Board to change their tone and welcome the decision." 

May 28,2018

Death Penalty

No solution to deep malaise

This is a classic case of over-legislation and under-implementation, and as child rights groups point out, capital punishment will worsen under-reporting as 94% of the offenders are known to the child victim.

May 25,2018

International Law

Challenging the Trump regime

Filed by ACLU, these petitions look at the tendency to forcibly separate parents from children to ensure that refugees are discouraged to seek asylum in the United States.

May 25,2018

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