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The Supreme Court of India Reiterates that Two-finger Virginity Test Must Not Be Conducted

The Supreme Court of India Reiterates that Two-finger Virginity Test Must Not Be Conducted

Image Description: A gloved hand holding a Petri dish in a scientific environment. On 3rd October 2022, the ...
Judicial Activism and Executive Inertia: The Indian Judge as Problem-Solver

Judicial Activism and Executive Inertia: The Indian Judge as Problem-Solver

Image description: Five miners at work in the quarry in Meghalaya In February 2022, Chief Justice Banerjee of ...
X v. NCT: One Step Closer to a Rights-Based Approach to Abortion in India?

X v. NCT: One Step Closer to a Rights-Based Approach to Abortion in India?

Image Description: A graffiti art piece depicting a uterus with the words 'My Choice' written above.  In last ...
Expanding Definitions of ‘Family’ in Deepika Singh v. CAT

Expanding Definitions of ‘Family’ in Deepika Singh v. CAT

Image Description: Two different handprints with a heart drawn in between them Recently, the Indian Supreme ...
Gauri Pillai on the Indian Abortion Decision

Gauri Pillai on the Indian Abortion Decision

Oxford Human Rights Hub · Gauri Pillai on the Indian Abortion Decision TRANSCRIPT: RightsUp Pops: Gauri Pillai on ...
Surrogacy in India: The Need for Inclusive Laws

Surrogacy in India: The Need for Inclusive Laws

Image description: Seven women sit on a panel in front of a banner entitled "National Consultation on Surrogacy ...
Addressing ‘Honour Killings’ in India: The Need for New Legislation

Addressing ‘Honour Killings’ in India: The Need for New Legislation

Image description: The Parliament of India.  The issue of ‘honour killings’ has again come to the forefront of ...
Rohingya Refugees at Risk of Re-Persecution in India

Rohingya Refugees at Risk of Re-Persecution in India

Image description: Group of Rohingya adults and children sit on the ground beneath a makeshift shelter Forced ...
A Missed Opportunity for the Supreme Court of India – The Appellant with Learning Disability and Indirect Discrimination

A Missed Opportunity for the Supreme Court of India – The Appellant with Learning Disability and Indirect Discrimination

Image Description: A picture of the Supreme Court of India taken from inside the building. In a notable ...
Discrimination in Indian Blood Donation Policy

Discrimination in Indian Blood Donation Policy

Image description: People in India march at a gay pride rally with rainbow balloons and flags. India famously ...
“That’s the Key Question: Institutional Responsibility for Inequality (Episode 4)

“That’s the Key Question: Institutional Responsibility for Inequality (Episode 4)

Human rights experts reveal how we could reform equality law to make sure it protects the most vulnerable in ...
Adoption Process in India: A Tedious Exercise Hampering Child Rights

Adoption Process in India: A Tedious Exercise Hampering Child Rights

Image Description: An orphanage in India where many children are sitting in a circle. A man is distributing gifts ...

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