articles by Shruthi Ramakrishnan

India

Madras HC's suggestion on excluding consensual sex between people older than 16 from POCSO Act reflects ground reality

The suggestion of the Madras High Court with respect to the POCSO Act acknowledges the vast reality of sexual relationships amongst young persons in India.

India

Supreme Court criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules, but verdict is too simplistic for a complex problem

Supreme Court order criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules on child abuse and child marriage, but it also makes sexually active adolescents vulnerable