Women Related Issues in India

Acid Attacks in India and Preventive Measures

October 27, 2016

Acid violence constitutes gender-based violence, a form of discrimination under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Reasons of High Frequency of Acid Attacks The reason for the high frequency rate of acid attacks in India is that concentrated acid is...

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...