Dipika Jain

Dipika Jain is Professor of Law and the Director of the Centre for Justice, Law and Society (CJLS) at Jindal Global Law School India, and visiting faculty at Transnational Law Institute at Kings College London. Her teaching and research is at the intersection of Law and Marginalization. Her research was recently cited by the Supreme Court in the landmark decision of Navtej Johar v. Union of India (2018). As the Director of CJLS, she has addressed  various barriers in access to justice for marginalized persons. She has advised the Law Commission of India on various reports on Shared Custody, Animal Welfare Law and Maintenance Laws. She has also served as an International consultant with the UNDP on Sharia Law in Centre for Reproductive Rights (New York);  IPAS Development on Reproductive Justice and UNDP India on Digital Health.

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Law Reforms on Abortion in India: The Need for a Nuanced Collaborative Approach

Law Reforms on Abortion in India: The Need for a Nuanced Collaborative Approach

India’s position within the global debate on abortion is unusual. Feminists in India have found themselves questioning the widespread endorsement of abortion as a method of population control, rather than struggling for abortions to ...