Gender-based violence

365 Days to Access Justice: Nepal’s Precarious Rape Law Provision

365 Days to Access Justice: Nepal’s Precarious Rape Law Provision

Image Description: A poster which says 'End Violence Against Women' in block letters. The statute of limitation ...
Sacrificing Woman’s Sexual Autonomy to Save Marriage: Reflections on Delhi High Court’s Split Verdict on Marital Rape Exception – Part II

Sacrificing Woman’s Sexual Autonomy to Save Marriage: Reflections on Delhi High Court’s Split Verdict on Marital Rape Exception – Part II

Image Description: On a sheet of paper, the phrase 'Non-consensual Sex is Rape' is written. There is an asterisk ...
Sacrificing Woman’s Sexual Autonomy to Save Marriage: Reflections on Delhi High Court’s Split Verdict on Marital Rape Exception – Part I

Sacrificing Woman’s Sexual Autonomy to Save Marriage: Reflections on Delhi High Court’s Split Verdict on Marital Rape Exception – Part I

Image Description: On a sheet of paper, the phrase 'Non-consensual Sex is Rape' is written. There is an asterisk ...
UK Government Bans Hymenoplasty

UK Government Bans Hymenoplasty

Image description: A poster reading 'My body, my rights'.  With the rising concern of young girls and women ...
Unequal Protection for LGBT+ Victims of Domestic Abuse

Unequal Protection for LGBT+ Victims of Domestic Abuse

Image description: A group of people, men and women, whose photos are arranged in a grid. Many of them bear ...
The Violence of Care: Obstetric Violence during COVID-19

The Violence of Care: Obstetric Violence during COVID-19

Image description: Text that reads, 'reproductive rights are non-negotiable'. Obstetric Violence (OV) is a ...
Violence Against Women: Before and After the Taliban

Violence Against Women: Before and After the Taliban

Image description: An Afghani woman teaching a classroom of girls. Violence against women (VAW) is a global ...
Muhammad Wasim v. The State: Loopholes in the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2016

Muhammad Wasim v. The State: Loopholes in the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2016

Image Description: A sketch of four women protesting against gender-based violence and holding a poster which says ...
Manuela v El Salvador: A Missed Opportunity for Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Manuela v El Salvador: A Missed Opportunity for Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Image description: A march supporting decriminalisation of abortion. One of the participants is a woman wearing ...
Anti-Libidinal Punishment for Child Rape Offenders in Nigeria violates Human Rights

Anti-Libidinal Punishment for Child Rape Offenders in Nigeria violates Human Rights

Image description: Surgical instruments. In September 2020, the Governor of Kaduna State of Nigeria signed the ...
Multinational Corporations Owe Responsibility Towards the Forced Labour of Uyghurs in China

Multinational Corporations Owe Responsibility Towards the Forced Labour of Uyghurs in China

US President Joe Biden recently signed into law the Uyghur Forced Labour Prevention Act which will ban goods ...
Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan declares the custom of Swara as un-Islamic and unconstitutional

Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan declares the custom of Swara as un-Islamic and unconstitutional

On 25 October 2021, a three-judge bench of the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan (FSC) headed by the FSC Chief ...

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