Issues related to Indian society

Issues with Dowry Laws in India

October 26, 2016

Dowry is the money, goods or estate that a woman brings to a marriage. Dowry is illegal in India under the Dowry Prohibition Act of 1961, under which both giving and accepting dowry is offence. The punishment for violating the law is 5 years imprisonment + Rs.15000/-...

Supreme Court verdict on unwed mothers

July 8, 2015

The Supreme Court on 6th July 2015 passed a landmark judgement that allows an unwed mother to be the sole legal guardian of her child without the consent of the father. This judgement has broken a long edifice of patriarchal supremacy in the society. Background According to...

Trafficking: A reality in India

January 3, 2015

Critically examine the legal framework against trafficking in India.