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Aug 01, 2018
SC refuses to make adultery gender-neutral crime, will examine whether IPC section violates Right to EqualityEarlier in July, the Centre had filed an affidavit opposing a plea that seeks to make men and women equally liable for the crime of adultery.
Feb 02, 2017
Women groups say no to prostitution ban: Why viewing India's sex workers as victims needs a reviewThe government and NGOs’ myopic approach to prostitution often portrays the sex worker as a victim as opposed to acknowledging sex workers’ agency and right to livelihood.
Aug 12, 2015
Delhi court acquits four of gangrape after sex worker admits to false complaintFour men have been acquitted by a Delhi court of the charge of raping a woman after she admitted she was a sex worker and had lodged a false complaint in a fit of rage.
Dec 02, 2014
'My husband made me a prostitute': A heady mix of alcohol, driving and sexismThe latest 'don't drink and drive' video has its heart in the right place, but instead reeks of sexism by showing the pains of a prostitute.
Apr 20, 2012
Isn’t UPA culturally regressive to oppose sex work reforms?The government told the Supreme Court that creating conducive conditions for sex workers “implies recognising sex work as a legal occupation. This implies legalisation of prostitution, which goes against the law of the land.”