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How the Vishaka Case Changed the Game for Women's Rights at Work in India

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The landmark case of Vishaka & ors. vs. State of Rajasthan (AIR 1997 SC 3011) stands as a pivotal moment in Indian legal history, establishing the foundation for addressing sexual harassmen...

Addressing Workplace Harassment in India: The Effectiveness of the Sexual Har...

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For ages, in this patriarchal society; women have been treated as inferior to men. They are expected to stay home, do household chores and look after the family. In ancient India, women were pr...

Challenges For Women Lawyers In India

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It's not simple for a woman to practise law in India. The legal profession faces prejudice and gender bias, just as many other professions. The legal profession in India is beset with structur...

The Maternity Amendment Act, 2021: Advancing Rights and Support for Working M...

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The Maternity (Amendment) Act, 2021, a significant legislative reform in India, aimed to enhance the welfare and protection of expectant mothers and new parents. Enacted on March 25, 2021, this...

Exploring Feminist Jurisprudence: Law, Equality, and Women's Empowerment

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The designated article talks broadly about the idea of law and feminism. The article starts with an introduction to law and its connection to feminism. All through the article, the statements o...

The Legal Nuances: Can Women Be Held Liable For Rape In India?

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Rape, a heinous crime, is defined in Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860. However, the legal landscape concerning women as perpetrators of rape is complex. This article explores the lega...

Gender Biased Laws In IPC And Fundamental Rights

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Whether the gender bias in the provisions of IPC is in violation of fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution of India or not?At the time when IPC was drafted and codified in 1860 by Lord ...

Women and Criminal Justice System in India

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This Article dives into the difficulties that women encounter in the Indian criminal justice system, examining issues such as gender bias, discrimination, and inadequate representation. It inve...

Marital Rape: A Call for Change in India and Beyond

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Marital rape, a form of sexual violence within marriage, remains a sensitive and underreported issue despite growing awareness. This article explores the prevalence, consequences, and legal asp...

Choice In Contention: Abortion Rights Globally

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The U.S. Supreme Court's decision overturning Roe v. Wade, which secured the constitutional right to abortion for nearly fifty years, how does abortion regulation in the United States contrast ...