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Does Law Really Protect? : A Slap on Indian Democracy Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986: A Critical Legal Study

June 6, 2011

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At First the Question which needs an answer is, as to why have I selected this particular topic for study? The answer to the question being very simple but very painful forces a special mention of the Preamble of Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986 which says it to be “An Act […]

Harass a Women Until She Thorbs: An Approach of Indian Legislature

June 6, 2011

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At first the question arises why has this particular topic been selected? The topic is of great importance because a woman is not only a creator of the world. She gives birth to a child and cares for the health, education etc. She maintains the child properly and makes the future of nation. Considering her […]

Termination of Pregnancy in cases of Prenatal Diagnosis of Severe Deformity

June 6, 2011

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Nothing surpasses the greatness of dignity in a human life, but what if a new born is subjected to a life of hardship due to severe deformity which was pre-natally diagnosed? Shall it not be violative of the principle of ‘sanctity of life’ if a severely deformed foetus is forced to live a life of […]

Be‘witch’ed, Beheaded and Begrudged: The Plight of the ‘Witches’ of India

June 6, 2011

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As I write this, I recollect (I’m sure you would too) those days in the childhood when folklores about witches and sorcery used to be a subject of both, my curiosity and fright. Gone were those days, as there were better things to focus upon, until recently, when I stumbled upon the prevalent inhuman practice […]

Genocide of Daughters

June 2, 2011

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Women face injustice and violence throughout the world, from the practice of female genital mutilation in Africa to the acts of sexual abuse in Mexico. But the undeclared winner of brutality against women is one of the largest democratic country in the world, India. Many women are being murdered almost every day in India by […]

Honour Killing: Can Killing Really Satisfy Honour?

June 1, 2011

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India is clearly burning and the issue that is silently becoming a grave concern is “honour killing”. It is such a concern not only because it kills 100 people every year, but because it shows the primitive mindsets we still carry. Honour is the most precious moral attribute of mankind. Defence of honour even at […]

Marital Rape- Gross Violation of Human Rights? (Women’s Perspective)..

May 28, 2011

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INTRODUCTION:- Among all kinds of satisfactions human being enjoy, sex always occupies higher position and a casual physical need of every human being at certain saturated age period. The world being male dominated, where men are the earning members, Women are always being suppressed and are dependent. But the scenario now has changed up to a […]

Should Prostitution be Legalized?

May 22, 2011

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Prostitution is the act or practice of providing one’s body for sexual purpose to another person in return of payment. The person who carry out such activities are called prostitutes. The word itself shows the predicament of these women. It point out the dilemma of these women who engage into this profession because of sheer […]

Unscrupulous wives “victimizing” Husbands under Section 498A

May 18, 2011

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Dowry as defined in oxford dictionary is ‘an amount of property or money brought by a bride to her husband on their marriage’; it was a practice which originated in ancient India in the upper caste family which by its own will paid dowry as a wedding gift to the grooms family in return of […]

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