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Law Governing Arrest of Women in India

March 11, 2011

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Law Governing Arrest of Women in India

There have been various cases where modesty of women has been played with on the name of police arrest. Special provisions have been laid down in the Code of Criminal Procedure and guidelines have been formulated by the Supreme Court to put a check on incidences of Police atrocities on women. Following are the laws which govern […]

Why Prostitution should be Legalized and Regulated in India?

August 27, 2010

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Why Prostitution should be Legalized and Regulated in India?

Introduction Prostitution, the oldest profession on earth is not something which the Indian society today looks up to.  In the realms of history we have had prostitutes who enjoyed celebrity hood. The law, indignantly, is bent oncurbing the profession but has been unsuccessful so far. The truth that the elimination of prostitution is not possible […]

Basic Provisions of Domestic Violence Act, 2005

August 14, 2010

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Basic Provisions of Domestic Violence Act, 2005

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 contains five chapters and thirty seven sections. This article highlights some of the important provisions which are essential for the nuance understanding of the statute. The basic provisions are simplified here so that a layman faces no difficulties when it comes to grasping the concept of the […]

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. […]

Female Foeticide vis-a-vis Dowry system in India: A case study

April 3, 2010

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Female Foeticide vis-a-vis Dowry system in India: A case study

Due to advancement in technology and communications we are so dependent on easy to access means of knowledge that we have almost forgotten the joy of exploring things and attaining/discovering new facts by our own. But one must remember that sometimes even your tiny bit of efforts may teach you a lot. I experienced the […]

PIL to Ban i-pill dismissed by the Supreme Court of India

March 2, 2010

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PIL to Ban i-pill dismissed by the Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court of India refused to entertain an appeal seeking ban on emergency contraceptive pill, “i-pill” manufactured by Cipla Ltd. The petitioners had contended that the particular product violates the provisions of Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. The Hon’ble Court took this stand on January 18th 2010. Krupa Prolifiers, Kerala based Charitable foundation had […]

Women’s Reservation Bill is finally lined up for the Lok Sabha

February 27, 2010

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Women’s Reservation Bill is finally lined up for the Lok Sabha

The Union Cabinet finally approved the much disputable Women’s Reservation Bill which provides for 33% reservation to women in Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies. The bill is likely to be presented to the Parliament in this session itself. The bill has already been presented in Rajya Sabha in the year 2008 and is property of […]

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