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Women And The Law: Courts Still Lack Inclusionary Measures For Women In Indian Judiciary

With the unprecedented number of elevations of women to the Supreme Court of late, the ratio is better than ever before. Nonetheless, a lot needs to be done.

21 September 2022

Bad Marriage: Women Are Dependent On Courts In Divorce, But Always Do Not Get Adequate Cover

Despite there being a multitude of alimony and maintenance laws, women are left empty-handed and struggle to make ends meet after a bad marriage, as experts feel that these laws do not give any cover for the women


Why Courts In India Consider Adultery As A Relic Of The Past

After much strife, the 2018 Supreme Court judgment decriminalised Section 497 of the IPC that criminalised adultery and treated a woman as nothing more than her husband’s property, denudes them from making choices.


Can Progressive Laws, Court Rulings Improve Condition Of Women In India?

The latest Outlook edition titled Women-in-law takes stock of significant rulings and legislations in recent times that specifically deal with women’s rights in the country.

21 September 2022

India's Daughters Not Safe Despite Landmark Verdicts, Stringent Laws

Progressive verdicts by courts help the cause of gender justice. But a lot remains to be done. Despite laws like protection of women from domestic violence act, 2005, Indian women continue to suffer violence in a patriarchal...


Courts As Harbingers Of Women’s Rights In India Today

There are quite a few landmark judgments which, while not resulting in the expected social transformation, have made a beginning simply by acknowledging the wrong

16 September 2022

Raising Age Of Marriage: A Magic Wand For Women’s Empowerment Or A Red Herring?

Not all marriages are forced. Some women choose to get married, say to get out of abusive paternal homes or financial stress. Making marriage a punitive matter can become a very messy affair, say experts

21 September 2022

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Why Indian Laws Need More Reforms To Provide Safe Abortions

While socio-economic and medical structural barriers continue to pose challenges, criminalisation of abortion through a restrictive legal framework creates a chilling effect on the willingness of medical practitioners to...

16 September 2022

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16 September 2022
Surrogacy, Abortion: Two Contentious Issues Arising Out Of Reproductive Rights For Women In India

Surrogacy, Abortion: Two Contentious Issues Arising Out Of Reproductive Rights For Women In India

India was among the first countries to develop legal frameworks that guaranteed access to abortion and contraception, yet there are impediments in women and...


16 September 2022
Pregnancy: Why Most Indian Women Alienate Oppressive Medical Experiences During Birthing

Pregnancy: Why Most Indian Women Alienate Oppressive Medical Experiences During Birthing

While some suggest that reproductive legislation in India is largely empowering, others see it as debilitating, exclusionary and restrictive


09 September 2022
Feminist, Feminine And Everything In Between At Bihar Museum's Exhibition 'Women and Deities'

Feminist, Feminine And Everything In Between At Bihar Museum's Exhibition 'Women and Deities'

Bihar Museum’s exhibition, Women and Deities, is a timely feminist intervention to ways of seeing the Hindu religion at a time when India is sinking in...


21 August 2022
Indian Women See Moon Through Sieve, Those In US, China Live In World Of Science: Rajasthan Minister

Indian Women See Moon Through Sieve, Those In US, China Live In World Of Science: Rajasthan Minister

Women in China and the US are living in the world of science, but it is unfortunate that even today, women here on Karwa Chauth see through a sieve.


16 March 2022
reNNovate: Addressing The Needs Of The Modern Indian Women

reNNovate: Addressing The Needs Of The Modern Indian Women

From the head office to sales, marketing, designing and even execution teams, reNNovate is predominantly run by a team of women. They manage the site and...


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