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Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020

Gender justice

Jul 08, 2020 00:35
The law was passed in July 2019 after intense debates in both the lower and upper houses of the Parliament, with opposition parties stating that the law targeted the Muslim community even as the centre asserted that the law would help achieve gender justice for Muslim women. read more
Feb 23, 2020 02:08
Speaking at the inaugural function of the International Judicial Conference 2020 – ‘Judiciary and the Changing World’ at the Supreme Court, Modi spoke about recent crucial judgements. read more
Dec 22, 2019 06:33
Given the alarming rate at which crimes against women and girls is increasing, the police have to be made more aware of gender justice and its myriad forms. We have a strong government; there is no excuse not to begin these reforms. read more
Aug 14, 2019 12:47
The public interest litigation moved by BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay claimed that the difference in minimum age of marriage for men and women was based on patriarchal stereotypes and has no scientific backing. read more
Aug 08, 2019 23:49
Carrying posters, students raised slogans demanding gender justice on campus along with revival of the anti-sexual harassment committee, GSCASH, which was replaced with the ICC. read more
Jul 31, 2019 20:05
Criminalisation is a key deterrent against triple talaq. Social reform must follow the legal change read more
Jul 31, 2019 17:15
What makes it even worse for the presumed offender, according to him, is that after spending the jail term, he is supposed to go back to his wife as the marriage has not been annulled. “Does that sound plausible?” he asked. read more
Jun 16, 2019 07:34
Announcing the honorary graduates for 2019, the university said Sarin played a key role as a member of the Campaign for Survival and Dignity in India, which was instrumental in drafting the Forest Rights Act of 2006. read more
Jun 13, 2019 16:22
Congress member Abhishek Manu Singhvi’s remark came a day after the government said it will introduce a Bill in the coming session of Parliament against triple talaq to make it an offence punishable. read more
Apr 16, 2019 05:52
Women safety is an issue we are grappling with in daily lives in our cities. While at one level, it involves preconditioning, unconscious biases, stereotypes and values we impart to our children, at another level, it needs appropriate urban structures... read more
Oct 08, 2018 14:16
Recent decisions of the Supreme Court indicates that the Court has embarked on a path of hyperactivism, reminiscient of the US Supreme Court in the 1930s, a path that can only lead to total discomfiture read more
Sep 28, 2018 12:38
In four concurring opinions running into 243 pages, the Supreme Court found Section 497 of IPC violative of the fundamental rights to equality, non-discrimination, privacy, dignity and autonomy guaranteed under Articles 14, 15 and 21 of the Constitu... read more
Jul 06, 2018 12:10
Nowhere does the Quran give carte blanche for Muslim men to indulge in polygamy. Forgetting or ignoring the conditions the Quran laid down, men continued these practices. read more
Jun 29, 2018 20:18
The practice of ‘nikah halala’ allows a man to remarry his divorced wife. The government believes that the practice is against the principles of gender justice and had made its stand clear in the Supreme Court on the issue. read more
Apr 23, 2018 22:47
In July 2017, a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court had stopped immediate arrest of accused under the stringent anti-dowry harassment law saying the law was being misused by women. read more