India

A Quick Overview

A Quick Overview

Blog posts have been coming in thick and fast over the last month. To help you get up to speed, the editorial team ...
Lifting As We Climb

Lifting As We Climb

Upon the formation of the National Association of Colored Women’s Club, the chosen motto read: Lifting As We Climb.
Disappointing Departures from the Verma Committee Report

Disappointing Departures from the Verma Committee Report

  The Union Cabinet of the Government of India has cleared an ordinance making changes to India’s rape ...
Clarifying the Law on Consent in The Verma Report

Clarifying the Law on Consent in The Verma Report

After the tragedy of the gang rape in Delhi on December 16, 2012, the Committee on Amendments to Criminal Law (The ...
The Justice JS Verma Committee Report on Amendments to Criminal Law relating to Sexual Violence in India- Preliminary Observations

The Justice JS Verma Committee Report on Amendments to Criminal Law relating to Sexual Violence in India- Preliminary Observations

The Justice JS Verma Committee, set up by the Government of India after the horrific  gang-rape in Delhi on ...
Legal Aid in India: The Need for Strong Laws and High Minds

Legal Aid in India: The Need for Strong Laws and High Minds

By Persis Sidhva The Indian legal system has been ineffective in promoting a pro bono culture. The Legal ...
The More, the Murkier: Of Several Draft Laws on Disability in India

The More, the Murkier: Of Several Draft Laws on Disability in India

India has finally been taken over by the wave of legislative engagement with the rights of persons with ...
Horizontal Application of the Right to Education in India

Horizontal Application of the Right to Education in India

A Full Bench of the Supreme Court of India delivered the long awaited judgment on the constitutionality of the ...
Public Duties and Private Schools: the Indian Supreme Court’s Landmark Ruling

Public Duties and Private Schools: the Indian Supreme Court’s Landmark Ruling

Problems of affordability and access have perennially plagued the Indian educational system. State-run schools, ...
The New Politics of Socio-Economic Rights

The New Politics of Socio-Economic Rights

The wave of constitutional democracy, which was generated during the latter part of the previous century, has ...

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