Day: March 27, 2015

Unionisation of sex workers in India

By Tarunya Shankar Editor’s note: India recently decriminalized prostitution, making the profession legal but retaining brothel ownership as illegal. This afforded protection to women from abuse, social stigma and the paper examines a rising need for unionization of the industry, allowing them a forum in which to voice their grievances. […]

Women in Panchayats

-Shreeyam Jain & Anjali Singh, CNLU Patna The year 1993 saw history in the making. After a long-drawn-out exercise, in the summer of 1993 (24th April 1993) Presidential sanction was bestowed to the 73rd constitutional amendment bill, which inter alia confirmed the entry of women into rural local self-governing units […]