Among the fifteen women in the Constituent Assembly, Rajkumari Amrit Kaur has a mighty little chance of being recalled. To be fair, she does have more search results on Google. Perhaps because of her title or her association with Gandhi. Both of these aspects were very much her, none less than the other. But she was certainly more than just it. Astha Jain lays down a lucid and detailed account of Rajkumari Amrit Kaur who was much more than her title and her Gandhian philosophy.
Though Section 149 (1) of the Companies Act, 2013, is touted for its progressive stance. But can a mandatory provision exhaust the patriarchal climate of the boardroom? Gayathri Balasubramanian asks some pressing questions on the efficacy and implementation of the provision. And if it will affect overall gender disparity and stereotypes in the workforce.
By Prerna Murarka, fourth-year law student, ILS Law College, Pune.
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By Pranav Gupta, Symbiosis Editor’s Note: The author believes that some of the present laws in India discriminate against men. More specifically, the author discusses Section
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
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
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
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By Deepali Kumar, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi “Editor’s Note: India has been a patriarchal society where women have been unfairly discriminated against. This was reflected
By Harpreet Kaur, UILS, Chandigarh “Editor’s Note: This paper analyses in detail sex selective abortions in India. It describes the crisis with reference to the
By Neha Sharma, NLU Jodhpur “Editor’s Note: The society may have advanced, but the condition of women in our country fails to improve. Even today,
By Soumya Singh Chauhan, UILS, Chandigarh “Editor’s Note: This paper deals with the issue of reproductive rights of women, an issue that remains a distant dream.
By Srikanth Bhaskar & Swetha Vadarevu, GNLU Editor’s Note: The terms third gender or third sex are used to describe individuals who are neither male
By Sudhanshu Jatav, GNLU Editor’s Note: This paper discusses the role played by the United Nations Millenium Development Goals (MDP) Programme in the development of the
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By Anonymous Editor’s Note: Notes on Family, Marriage and Kinship. FAMILY IN INDIA – a domestic group, consisting of adults and children, may contain one or
By Anonymous Editor’s Note: Notes on Scheduled Tribes Varied in terms of their socio-economic and political development Change – complete, in transition, resistance to change –