A rape survivor deserves justice no matter who the accused is – something the media and the ruling party seem to conveniently ignore.
The student was found dead the morning after her mother had been refused permission to take her home
Mohammed Shahabuddin is a classic example of the unsavoury marriage between politics and crime
While Sex Offenders Registries in the US or UK are aimed primarily at protecting children from sexual predators, in India the move seems motivated in large part by the wish to erode child protection and juvenile justice laws.
The paternalism inherent in Indian society prevails even over seemingly “progressive” campaigns to promote the girl child
Just as violation of the environment and the rights of tribal people is not an ‘internal family matter’ that should be kept away from international forums, the violation of women’s rights cannot be an ‘internal family matter’ for the organisation.