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WCD ministry wants law ministry on board after PIL filed in Delhi HC seeks uniform age of marriage for men, women
India

WCD ministry wants law ministry on board after PIL filed in Delhi HC seeks uniform age of marriage for men, women

The Ministry of Women and Child Development told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that the Law Ministry be also taken on board to deal with the issue of fixing a uniform age of marriage

A lawyer for Lord Ayyappa: Advocate Sai Deepak turns heads in SC arguing for Sabarimala deity's right to celibacy
India

A lawyer for Lord Ayyappa: Advocate Sai Deepak turns heads in SC arguing for Sabarimala deity's right to celibacy

During the Supreme Court hearing on the Sabarimala case, advocate J Sai Deepak argued that the temple has asserted its rights, women have asserted their rights, but no one had asserted the rights of the deity inside the temple.

Supreme Court refers plea challenging penal law on adultery to five-judge Constitution bench
India

Supreme Court refers plea challenging penal law on adultery to five-judge Constitution bench

Supreme Court referred to a five-judge Constitution bench the plea challenging the validity of a penal law on adultery which only punishes married man for having extra-marital sexual relations with another married woman

Triple Talaq bill: Do we close our eyes and keep quiet, asks Ravi Shankar Prasad on atrocities against Muslim women
India

Triple Talaq bill: Do we close our eyes and keep quiet, asks Ravi Shankar Prasad on atrocities against Muslim women

Discussing the triple talaq bill in Lok Sabha, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that if it is a crime to bring a bill in the favour of Muslims then his govt will commit this crime 10 times

Nepal's first known married transgender person finds societal acceptance, but legal position remains unclear
World

Nepal's first known married transgender person finds societal acceptance, but legal position remains unclear

Monika Shahi Nath has made history, becoming Nepal's first transgender person to be issued with a marriage certificate by district officials, even though the country has no formal laws for such unions.

SC to pronounce triple talaq verdict today: A primer on the practice and positions of parties
India

SC to pronounce triple talaq verdict today: A primer on the practice and positions of parties

As Chief Justice JS Khehar demits office this week, the Supreme Court has geared up to deliver the judgment on triple talaq before the next CJI takes over.

Satya Nadella on women's pay: A classic case of East-West misunderstanding
Life

Satya Nadella on women's pay: A classic case of East-West misunderstanding

Women can, and should ask for pay raises if they think they have been ignored, but Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's statement in this regard is actually a classic case of an east-west misunderstanding on what he may have meant

Verma report's big miss: Legalising commercial sex work
Life

Verma report's big miss: Legalising commercial sex work

There are many reasons when the Justice Verma's job remain unfinished. Here's why it needs a permanent mandate.

Gender justice: Verma waves red rag of CAG before UPA
India

Gender justice: Verma waves red rag of CAG before UPA

The Justice Verma Committee wants CAG to audit elected MPs. Reason: morally tainted MPs can't ensure gender justice

Justice Verma extends brief, launches assault on patriarchy itself
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Justice Verma extends brief, launches assault on patriarchy itself

The Justice Verma Committee set up after the Delhi Gangrape is a frontal attack on patriarchy's worst features - especially gender injustice