1 Day Workshop on Sexual Harassment at the Workplace by Partners for Law in Development

  Monday, 24th August, 2015 Partners for Law in Development (PLD) will be conducting a 1-day workshop on sexual harassment at the workplace on Monday, 24 August 2015 in Delhi. This workshop aims to equip institutions/ officials on key principles, responsibilities, procedures, steps necessary for ..... Read More

End Child Marriage Now

The Story of Santadevi is quite similar to many young girls across India and the world.  Santadevi, at 11 months old, who could not yet walk, and could not yet talk, was *married* off to a 9-year-old boy in India. Santadevi says, “When I turned 16, I ..... Read More

Can the prison system be transformed? Shaka Senghor and #Cut50

Can the prison system be transformed? Shaka Senghor and #Cut50 By MOLLY ROWAN LEACH 25 March 2015  A new campaign to be launched on March 26 aims to cut the U.S. prison population in half by 2025. Shaka Senghor. Credit: All rights reserved. Shaka Senghor spent ..... Read More

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Juan E. Méndez

Life sentences or sentences of an extreme length have a disproportionate impact on children and cause physical and psychological harm that amounts to cruel, inhuman or degrading punishment” says the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Juan E. Méndez, in his thematic report on children deprived of liberty. ..... Read More


POLITICS, PAISA OR PRIORITIES  WHERE WOULD CHILDREN FIT INTO THE 2015-16 UNION BUDGET?  Bharti Ali and Kumar Shailabh* Recently, suspecting organised trafficking in children, the Maharashtra government announced its plan to conduct DNA tests on children found with women begging on the streets. Surprisingly ..... Read More

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