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Marital Rape, India, Law, Violence Against Women, Criminal law, Women, Wives, Marriage, Hindu Marriage Act, women citizens, patriarchy, Assymtery, Inequality

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COVID-19, Lockdown and Violence against Women in Homes

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Apr 2020
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covid-19, lockdown, domestic violence, home, India, domestic violence act, patriarchy

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COVID-19: India’s Response to Domestic Violence Needs Rethinking

Nigam Shalu (2020) COVID-19: India's Response to Domestic Violence Needs Rethinking, South Asia Journal
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 May 2020 Last Revised: 15 May 2020
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domestic violence, COVID, coronavirus, lockdown, poor women, migrant women workers, abuse, human rights, gender rights

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From the Margins: Revisiting the Concept of 'Marginalized Women'

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Sep 2014
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Marginalized women, Women, Marginality, India, category, layers, subaltern, oppressed, inequalities

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Legal Literacy: A Tool for Empowerment

Social Action Published by Social Action Trust, Indian Social Institute, New Delhi, 2008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 May 2017
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Law, Legal Literacy, India, Social Action, Activism, Access to Justice, State, Common People, Civil Society

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The Privileges of Being a Hindu, Upper Caste and Elite Class, Male in India

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
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India, women, male, patriarchy, inequalities, discrimination, privileges, elite, caste, Hindu, society

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From Caveat Emptor to Caveat Venditor: The Consumer Protection Act 2019 And the Consumer Rights

Nigam S (2020) From Caveat Emptor to Caveat Venditor: The Consumer Protection Act 2019 And the Consumer Rights, Legal News and Views, Volume 34 No. 3 page 2 - 7
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Jan 2021
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Consumer, Consumer Protection Act, Capitalism

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Many Dimensions of Shaheen Bagh Movement in India

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Mar 2020
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shaheen bagh, citizenship protest CAA, women fascism

Violence, Protest and Change: A Socio-Legal Analysis of Extraordinary Mobilization after the 2012 Delhi Gang Rape Case

Nigam Shalu (2014) Violence, Protest and Change: A Socio_Legal Analysis of Extraordinary Mobilization after the 2012 Delhi Gang Rape Case, International Journal of Gender and Women's Studies, Volume 2 No. 2 page 197-221
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2019
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violence against women, rape, Delhi, Nirbhaya gang rape case, protest, change, resistance

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Delhi gang rape, protest, social change, Nirbhaya case, dissent, violence against women

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A Hindu Daughter’s Right to Property: Is the Retrospective Amendment of Section 6 of the Hindu Succession Act a Step Towards Women’s Economic Empowerment?

Nigam S (2020) A Hindu Daughter’s Right to Property: Is the retrospective amendment of Section 6 of the Hindu Succession Act a step towards women’s economic empowerment?, Legal News and Views,Volume 34 No.9 September Issue page 2-8
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Jan 2021
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Hindu Succession Act, Women’s Rights, Property Rights, India

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From Mathura to Farooqui Rape Case: The Regressive Patriarchy Found Its Way Back

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Oct 2017
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Women, India, Violence against Women, Rape, Rape Laws, Consent, Mathura Rape Case

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Is Domestic Violence a Lesser Crime? Countering the Backlash against Section 498A, IPC

Nigam S (2017) Is Domestic Violence A Lesser Crime? Countering Backlash Against Section 498A IPC, Occasional Paper No. 61 Centre for Women Development Studies, New Delhi
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2019
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COVID-19: Right to Life with Dignity and Violence in Homes

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Jun 2020
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homes, domestic violence, COVID-19, Supreme Court, India, abuse

COVID-19: Right to Life with Dignity and Violence in Homes

Nigam S (2020) COVID-19: Right to Life with Dignity and Violence in Homes, SPRI Vision, XI (1) 97-120
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Aug 2020
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Domestic violence, COVID-19, India migrant workers, women

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Breaking the Barriers: Women in Logistics

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 May 2014
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Women, Logistics, HR, Globalization, MNCs, supply chain, talent, Employees, gender, governance, workplace, employment, workforce, transport industry, aviations, railways

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Battered Women Syndrome: Applying this Legal Doctrine in the Indian Context

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Aug 2016
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Domestic Violence, India, Battered Women, Battered Woman Syndrome, Court, Women, Law

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vaccine equity, COVID-19, third world, rich countries, global health, human rights

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The Right to Information Act: Ten Years of Transparency or a Decade of Ambiguity

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Sep 2015
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RTI, Right to Information, Governance, Act, Democracy, transparency, citizen, India, freedom of information, corruption, secrecy, opacity

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Understanding Justice Delivery System from the Perspective of Women Litigants as Victims of Domestic Violence in India (Specifically in the Context of Section 498-A, IPC)

Nigam Shalu (2005) Understanding Justice Delivery System From The Perspective of Women Litigants as Victims of Domestic Violence in India (Specifically in the Context of Section 498-A IPC), Occasional Paper No. 35, Centre for Women Development Studies, New Delhi
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2019
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Women, Domestic Violence, Litigants, Indian Penal Code, Criminal law, Legal remedies, Section 498-A, cruelty, married women, justice, legal system, mahila courts, journey to seek justice

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Fighting for the Justice in the Patriarchal Courts

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
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women, justice, court, courtrooms, patriarchy, law, constitution, India

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Precariats in India: Globalization and Changing Employment Relations

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Oct 2014
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Precariat, Precariats, Work, Globalization, India, Contract workers, labour, development, contract workers Act, labour laws

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Violence, Women, Discrimination, Colour based discrimination, skin colour, fairness, beauty, femininity, bias, inequalities

22.

The Cult of 56-Inches and Toxic Masculinity

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Jul 2018
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Women, Masculinity, India, 56 Inches, Violence, Gender, Oppression

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COVID-19: Dealing with an Untamable Virus

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Apr 2020
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COVID 19 Corona virus, democracy, human rights, migrant workers, India

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Everyday Survival, Everyday Struggle: Fighting Against Hunger in South Asia

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
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Hunger, South Asia, India, Survival, Globalization, Right to Food, Inequalities, Socio-economic rights, poor, poverty, farmers, farmer suicide, citizens, state, starvation, hungry citizens, agricultural crisis

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An Ordinary Life Enslaved by a Card: Coercively Linking Aadhaar with Hunger Is No Solution

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Oct 2017
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right to food, India, Aadhaar, starvation, death, hunger, democracy

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#ME_TOO in India Is Just a Tip of an Iceberg and It Has Shaken the Patriarchy to Its Core

Nigam Shalu (2018) #Me_Too in India is Just a Tip of an Iceberg and It Has Shaken the Patriarchy to its Core, In #Me_Too: A Blow to Patriarchy Edited by Binu Mathew People's Book Shop, Maharashtra India
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
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Me Too, India, Violence Against Women, Patriarchy, Gender Equality, Workplace

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women's day, patriarchy, india, commercialization, depoliticization, commodification, radical, women

28.

Death Penalty or Victim Centric Justice System?

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
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death penalty, justice, victim, execution, nirbhaya

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Compulsory Coercive Sterilizations and Women's Health: A Judicial Perspective

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
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sterilization, women, health, India, reproductive justice, poor, marginalized women, law, judiciary

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The Right to Education: Rhetoric or a Reality?

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
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Right to Education, globalization, privatization, education, marginalized children, quality of education, state, India, Article 21A

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Delhi: A World Class Smart City or an Inclusive and Equitable Capital?

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
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Delhi, India, Elections, Gender, City, Space, Urban planning, city planning, smart city, equitable city, inclusive cities

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'Rights to Have Rights’ in Context of Citizenship Matrix in India

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Apr 2020
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citizenship, Rights, human rights, law, India

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Infantilization and Degeneration of the Politics in the Recent Times

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
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Democracy, Demagogue, Politics, India

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Speaking of Injustice: Women and Domestic Violence Law in India

Nigam Shalu, Speaking of Injustice: Women and Domestic Violence Law in India, South Asia Journal, February 2020
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Mar 2020
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Domestic Violence, Women, Law, Unsafe Homes, Dowry, Police, Court

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Rape, Violence, Kathua, Nationalism, Fascism, Patriarchy, Genocide, Communal Rape, Hate, Culture of Violence, Post-Nirbhaya, Otherisation

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Struggle for Women’s Liberation Across the World: A Long Way to Go

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
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women's struggle, liberation, protest, dissent, rights, justice, global, international

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We the People of India….

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
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India, Independence, Freedom, Constitution, We the People, inequality, independence day celebration, common citizens

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Women, Work, Globalization, poverty, inequalities, modernization

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SLAPP Suits, India, law, repressive law, neutrality

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The Mystery of the Black Coat

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Aug 2014
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Law, Lawyers, Black Coat, India, Colonial Legacy, Change, Judges, Black Robes, The Advocate Act, Legal Provisions, Dress

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Hail Patriarchy! Of Supreme Judges and Elite Law

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
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Patriarchy, women, judges, appointment, India, lawyers, law, judiciary

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Hijab ban, law, coercive veiling, India, Afghanistan, feminism, Karnataka High Court, uniforms, right to education, discrimination, resistance

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HRDs, NHRC, Human rights, defending HRDs, state

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A Year of Pandemic, Deadlock, Disaster and Dissent

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 2021
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pandemic, lockdown, social, impact, economic impact, migrant workers, human rights, India

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A Story of Life and Death: Population Control Policies and Women's Right to Survival

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Nov 2014
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Women, Gender, Sterilization, Health, women's health, health rights, population policies, India, Chhattisgarh

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Travesty of Justice

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Dec 2019
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Ayodhya, Justice, Law, Courts

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Domestic Violence

Nigam Shalu, Domestic Violence, In Training Manual for Empowerment of Women and Girls with Disabilities in India, Editor Renu Addlakha, Center for Women's Development Studies, New Delhi, 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
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Domestic Violence Law, India Section 498A IPC, PWDVA, Domestic Relationship, Shared Household

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Re-Examining Family Violence: Perception of Survivors from India

Research World, Volume IV, Published by GGP, West Bengal and SOSS, Agartala, India p. 92-137, August 2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 May 2017
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Domestic Violence, Survivors, Family, India, Law, PWDVA, Women

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From Hungry Kya? To Hunger Kya? Revisiting Hunger in South Asia

Nigam S (2015) Revisiting Hunger in South Asia, South Asia Journal, Issue 12
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 May 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2019
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Hunger, Hungry, South Asia, India, Citizens, State, starvation, survival, women, child, poverty, Food, Bhook, Food Security, Hunger free world

50.

People-Centric Legal System Not Decolonization or Indianization Is The Need of the Hour

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Mar 2022
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decolonization, Indian legal system, modernization, Indianization, People-Centered Justice

51.

Gender Specific Laws on Violence in India

Nigam Shalu, Gender Specific Laws on Violence in India, In Training Manual for Legal Empowerment of Women and Girls with Physical Disabilities in India, Editor Renu Addlakha, Center for Women's Development Studies, New Delhi, 2019
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
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women, laws, disabilities,constitution, India

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights and South Asian Women

Nigam S (2020) Universal Declaration of Human Rights and South Asian Women, South Asia Journal, October 15
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Dec 2020
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UDHR, South Asia, Women, Hansa Mehta, Begum Shaista Ikramullah, Third World

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No Wages for Love: Women’s Rights Within Families and Changing Economic Paradigm

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Apr 2018
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Women, India, Courts, Family Court, Economics, Marital Property, Rights, Justice, Economy

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Asserting Rights, Reclaiming Entitlements: Revolution by Masses

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Dec 2014
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Democracy, India, Fundmental Rights, Constitution, Exclusion, Revolution, Citizens, Masses, State, RTI, Social Transformation, Proactive citizens, entitlements, resistance

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At Beijing 25+ Battling the Backlash in the Post-COVID World: A Perspective from the Third World

Conference on Beijing Platform for Action at 25: Progress, Retreat and the Future of Women’s Rights 2020
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Dec 2020
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Beijing 25, India, neo-liberalism, backlash, women's rights, oppression, inequalities, COVID-19, citizenship, laws

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Terra Firma: Re-Examining Land Rights within the Mosaic of Development, Democracy and Justice

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Apr 2015
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Land Acquisition Act, land laws, development, rights, justice, democracy, subalterns, citizens

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Bol Ke Labb Aazad Hein Tere – Speak for You Must, You are Free to Speak

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 May 2015
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freedom of speech, freedom of expression, dissent, silence, censorship, defiance, speak out, ban, democracy,

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health system, COVID-19, Vaccine, medicine, oxygen, India, George Floyd

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Data, Lies and Politics: Elusive Development Goals to Exclude Majority

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Oct 2015
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data, development, politics, hunger, poverty, manipulation, data deficit, exclusion, lies, revolution, history, information, violence, state

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domestic violence, law India, lord, master, partner, companionship, family ideology, conservatism

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Violence Against Women in Live-In Relationships and the Legal Safeguards

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2023
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Live-in relationship, India law, rights, violence, domestic violence courts

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Different Facets of Feminist Lawyering in India

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Nov 2022
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feminist lawyering, India, courts, rights

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1.

India's Daughter: Dealing with Reality

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
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Delhi rape case, documentary, India's Daughter, Ban, law, women, rape, women's right, patriarchy

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Of Celebrating India's 100th Independence Day After 30 Years...

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Apr 2017
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India, independence, women, dalits, tribals, poverty, inequality

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A Quest for Identity: From Personal to Political

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
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women, single mother, passport, identity, child rights, law, policy, Unwed mothers, rape survivors, sex workers

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Legislating on Transnational Dowry Abuse: A Ray of Hope from Australia

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Mar 2019
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Dowry Abuse, Transnational Marriage, NRI husband, Bill on NRI Marriages, Australia, Senate Reporr

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Yes, I Am a Woman...

Counter Currents, 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 Jul 2014
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Woman, Rights, India, feminism, gender, independence, freedom

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We the Women Warriors are Unstoppable

Nigam Shalu, We the Women Warriors are Unstoppable, 16 Days Blogathon on GBV as part of global #16DaysofActivism against Gender Based Violence Campaign Hosted by Gender ED at University of Edinburgh, Australian Human Rights Institute at University of New South Wales Ambedkar University Delhi, 2019
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Dec 2019
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Domestic Violence, Law, India, Supreme Court, Patriarchy, Powerlessness, Warriors

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9/11 and its Impact: A Page from My Diary

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Sep 2015
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9/11, World Trade Centre, terrorism, human rights, media, India, USA, Pakistan, politics