ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Punishment and Violence

Capital punishment is untenable within a normative frame of non-violence meant to address social violence.

A Feminist Interrogation of the POCSO Judgments and Criminal Law in India

The recent Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act judgments of the Bombay High Court have led to a gamut of criticisms from lawyers and activists alike. In light of this situation, this article argues that this judgment cannot be studied in isolation from the larger paradigm of feminist...

In the Best Interest of the Child?

A survivor of sexual assault as a child imagines what it might have been like to go to court as a 12-year-old, in light of the Bombay High Court’s recent judgment.

Rights of Second Wives

The Bombay High Court's judgment that second wives can claim retirement benefits of the deceased husband is a step in the right direction. What role do informal justice systems, which focus on restorative justice, play in protecting the rights of second wives?
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