Juvenile Justice Act: A Socio-legal Study

By Shraddha Agrawal, Chanakya National Law University Editor's Note: Almost all the countries have developed a juvenile justice system to deal with their young offenders. In India, this issue has been in the highlight lately, with discussions on their problems and related issues at various forums. … [Read more...]

Behind the Guise of ‘Guru’: Sexual Harassment Against Students

By Anonymous Editor's Note: Gurus, or teachers have always been thought of as the most noble, most selfless beings. They have always been thought of as the candle that burns itself to provide light to its students.  In the recent times, teachers have been in the news for all the wrong reasons. It … [Read more...]

Female foeticide

By Gayatri Loomba The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata Editor’s note: Female foeticide is the gory practise of sex-selective abortion, which renders the girl child a victim of the highest degree of gender-rooted prejudice. This paper examines the factors leading … [Read more...]

Child Sexual Abuse And Law

Ghanshyam Panchariya KIIT University, Bhubaneswar “Editor’s Note: The paper deals with the law in India pertaining to child sexual abuse, the passing of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 which was the first legislation to deal comprehensively with the law relating to child … [Read more...]