Tag: WOMEN

Women Security and Legal Safeguards in India

By Digvijay Singh I am Chandrika I am Gayatri I am Fatima, Banu, Uma, I am Jayalakshmi, I am Saraswati I am ones of those faceless women who die every day in your morning newspapers And go on to become crime number in the Police Station And then a file […]

Education, Employment And Empowerment Of The Rescued Women Of Trafficking

By Prajoy Dutta & Harshit Singh Jadoun Editor’s Note: Since the beginning of time, women in India have been objectified and discriminated as items for domestic use. Treated as slaves, sex objects and various other forms of derogatory labour, historically, women had never been allowed to stand up for their […]

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 to the continuance of this practice despite […]

Women in Panchayats

By Shreeyam Jain & Anjali Singh, CNLU Patna INTRODUCTION: 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 […]

The Right to Property of Hindu Women

By Ayushi Singhal, NUJS INTRODUCTION It is common knowledge that the Indian society is predominantly patriarchal and the preferential rights given to men with respect to property, both movable and immovable, are just another manifestation of the male centric societal structure. Giving women the right to inherit, own, use and […]

Violence against Women and Gender Justice

By Chitwandeep Kaur & Yogesh Hemnani Editor’s Note: A lot of jurisprudential ink has flown in an attempt to highlight the issues of violence and gender justice. This essay is another brief analysis in that respect. Abstract Violence is a coercive mechanism perpetrated by those in power against the powerless, […]

Offences Against Women Under the IPC

By Sumit Kumar Suman, CNLU Patna Editor’s Note: This paper essentially seeks to cover the attitude of indifference and negligence that is primarily the result of a general acceptance of men’s superiority over women because of which violent acts against women have not been viewed as violent by women themselves […]