Women’s rights

Parliament Watch

Centre tables Bill in Lok Sabha to increase the limit of termination of pregnancy from 20 to 24 weeks

In case of the pregnancy of 20 to 24 weeks, the proposed amendment provides for the requirement of the opinion of two providers for termination of pregnancy.

March 2,2020

Women's rights

Fight against Female Genital Mutilation

UN vows to eradicate the practice by 2030

February 6,2020

Women's rights

Union Cabinet approves amendment to increase the limit of termination of pregnancy from 20 to 24 weeks

In case of the pregnancy of 20 to 24 weeks, the proposed amendment provides for the requirement of the opinion of two providers for termination of pregnancy.

January 29,2020

Death Penalty

Nirbhaya Case: Supreme Court dismisses death convict Mukesh's plea against rejection of mercy petition

As per the death warrant issued by Sessions Court, the execution of the warrant is scheduled for February 1, 2020, at 6 am.

January 29,2020

Women's rights

New Supreme Court guidelines must settle maintenance issue once for all

The apex court recently appointed two amicus curie to assist the court in framing guidelines on payment of maintenance to distressed women in matrimonial disputes.

September 20,2019

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