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Sexual Harassment at Workplace

May 15, 2011

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Sexual harassment is basically going beyond the limit of tolerable sexual approach. The term ‘sexual harassment’ means “a type of employment discrimination consisting in verbal or physical abuse of a sexual nature.”[1] It is a demonstration of power and this is why women are more vulnerable to it. It is tragic to know that such […]

Understanding the Menace of Dowry Deaths

May 5, 2011

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Looking no less than a beautiful princess in her designer zari lehenga and heavy gold jewellery, she stepped on the stage decorated with flowers and lightings with the background of peacocks, to get married to her prince charming, but she never knew that she stepped on that stage only to enter into a hell wherein […]

Surrogacy and Laws in India

May 5, 2011

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Surrogacy and Laws in India

Definition Surrogacy is a method in which a woman bears a child for another woman. It can be for commercial purpose or for altruistic purpose. The word surrogate originates from Latin word surrogatus(substitution). Kinds of Surrogacy There are two types of surrogacy IVF/ Gestational surrogacy Traditional/ Natural surrogacy IVF/ Gestational surrogacy Gestational surrogacy is one […]

Sexual Harassment

April 13, 2011

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Sexual harassment is an assault of a woman’s dignity and an affront to her modesty. It is a violation of her human rights. Harassment is behavior, which has the effect of humiliating, intimidating, or coercing someone through personal attack. It is also behavior that can cause the recipient to be embarrassed, uncomfortable and cause emotional […]

Surrogacy- Renting a Womb

April 10, 2011

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Surrogacy- Renting a Womb

“The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn’t have that rule when Jesus was born.”   -Elayne Boosler, American Comedian. What is surrogacy?: Surrogacy is a recognized method of reproduction whereby a woman agrees to become pregnant for the purpose of gestating and giving birth to a child she will not raise but hand […]

A Bill that Strengthens the Sovereignty of India

April 10, 2011

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Indian constitution clearly states that sovereignty of our country lies in the hands of people. On 12 Oct. 2005, this powerful statement regained its strength when Right To Information Act was enacted by the government.It mandates timely response to citizen requests for government information.The country seems to be divided in two phases after independence. First […]

Sedition: An Offence against the State

February 10, 2011

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Sedition: An Offence against the State

Introduction With the trial of Dr. Binayak Sen(a human right activist) who has been charged with sedition , we have come across the word “sedition”  for umpteen  times and  it is of utmost importance to let people get well acquainted with the basics of Sedition, This article  will help people keep abreast of the same. […]

Stalking: The Phenomenon, Legal Status and Preventive Measures

July 29, 2010

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Stalking: The Phenomenon, Legal Status and Preventive Measures

Stalking is a phenomenon which could turn out to be a frightening experience for any  women. It is common to hear mothers tutoring their young daughters to be wary of strangers who might trail them. Young working women who stay alone in metro cities prove to be soft targets and are prone to be stalked. […]

International Conference on Crime and Victimization

July 10, 2010

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International Conference on Crime and Victimization

The South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) is going to organize its first International Conference from 15-17 January, 2011. It will be held in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The address of the official website of the conference is- http://www.sascv.org/conf2011/index.html The venue for the Conference is Hotel Jaipur Greens, a 5 star establishment. The main theme […]

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