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Understanding the Menace of Dowry Deaths

May 5, 2011


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


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 […]

Female Foeticide: A Silent Cry from the Womb

May 1, 2011


INTRODUCTION Some faces the difficult experiences of poverty, some enjoys the liberty of education, explores the joys of womanhood, it is poignant to know that someone will never feel the frisson of dancing in the first shower of rain, never breathe the air of freedom, will never be the person she could have been, without […]

Outsourcing Motherhood

May 1, 2011


“Neither flesh of my flesh, nor bone of my bone, but still, miraculously my own.” Yes, this is the magic of Outsourcing Motherhood but can we call it magic in true sense. It is a debate of our head and heart. Outsourcing’ and that too ‘Motherhood’! Doesn’t it impinge you? Former one is a buzz […]

There is No Honor in Killing

April 29, 2011

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INTRODUCTION Indian Constitution allows to everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person. Men and women of full age without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry or to have a family. In India it is irony with Indian cultural that the cultural which known […]

A Marriage be it Valid or Invalid: a Dowry is a Dowry!

April 28, 2011

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The Supreme Court has held that a husband could be punished for demanding dowry during a second marriage even if he proves that he has not divorced his first wife. The following are the types of marriages which can be treated as invalid: Marriage between minors is valid and it can be annulled only on […]

Sexual Harassment at Workplace in India

April 22, 2011


Men and women are like two wheels of the Chariot of Life. The term ‘sexual harassment’ means “a type of employment discrimination consisting in verbal or physical abuse of a sexual nature.”[i] In Vishaka v. State of Rajasthan,[ii] sexual harassment was defined as any unwelcome sexually determined behavior (whether directly or by implication) as physical […]

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 […]

Save a Girl Child

April 12, 2011


The first question parents ask at the birth of the child, in all society all over the world, is always the same – “is it a boy or girl”. In our country killing of the female child is being practice from early stages.  Earlier because the scientific techniques were not advanced and it was impossible […]

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