About the Centre for Women and the Law (CWL), NLSIU
The CWL was set up at the very inception of the Law School in 1988. The CWL endeavours to look at law and the legal process from the perspective of gender justice and administer programmes directed towards equal justice for women in Indian Society.
In association with social activists and women’s organisations, CWL undertakes various training programmes focussing on legal literacy for women, social auditing of welfare legislations affecting women, legal aid and assistance.
About the Project
This Research seeks to measure where India’s laws stand as far as sexual and reproductive rights of women with disabilities are concerned using the standards of the UN Conventions.
It also tries to flag important positive developments and learnings in the national sphere and
identify gaps that need to be filled.
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