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No Minister, We Don’t Need Pregnancies to be Policed and Women Criminalised

By Kavita Srivastava I The Wire I February 03, 2016 Maneka Gandhi, a senior minister in the Narendra Modi government has shown how completely at sea she is from her remit for women and child development by suggesting that the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act be abolished and ..... Read More

India’s not so hidden shame: Child slavery and bonded labour

The Indian political class is not seized with the great questions of social justice such as alleviation of poverty, equality of genders, freedom from hunger, corruption, child labour and violence against women. Written by Ujjal Dosanjh | Published:February 2, 2016 1:10 pm ..... Read More

Supreme Court agrees to revisit law criminalising homosexuality

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear the petition filed by an NGO seeking to reverse the court's judgment on Section 377, which makes gay sex a criminal offence. Written by Utkarsh Anand | New Delhi | February 3, 2016 ..... Read More

March against religious intolerance, gender inequality

Deccan Chronicle I January 30, 2016 The march, held on the 68th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, started from Mandi House and ended at Jantar Mantar.  Members of over 60 organisations representing the youth, minorities ..... Read More

2-day State level conference on Juvenile Justice Act concludes

by Dailyexcelsior I dailyyexcelsior.com I January 1, 2016 Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 8: The first ever J&K State level conference on `Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act-Options and Opportunities’, sponsored by UNICEF,  concluded today at  Central University of Jammu. The participants from various sectors, ..... Read More

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