Kunika
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The author is a Barrister and a practising lawyer at Supreme Court.

VARIETY

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Who has the right to decide if breastfeeding is acceptable, improper or criminal?

A case has been filed against Malayalam magazine, Grihalakshmi, for its cover which shows a woman breastfeeding.

VOICES

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It's sad a woman’s honour is still defined by a man’s hold over her

The definition of rape reasserts the idea of dominance by holding that men contain the power to violate women.

VOICES

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Why Transgender Persons Bill, 2016 is hugely problematic

One can only hope that the retrograde bill does not become a law in its present form.

POLITICS

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Why Supreme Court must not see temple ban on menstruating women as 'tenet of religion'

It is deplorable that India is still struggling with these retrograde, unscientific and irrational beliefs.

VOICES

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Feeble no is still not a yes. Court ruling will hurt Indian women

Verdict suggests sexual assault must always be preceded by violence and resistance.

VOICES

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Story of Indian women who reach the 'right age to get married'

It is obvious for the society to chastise the idea of an independent self-willed woman.

POLITICS

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Shiv bhakts are breaking the law by flying tricolour alongside saffron flag

This interpretation of Hindutva has the potential of rendering secularism vulnerable.

VOICES

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Why two judges are calling for a cow slaughter ban in India

Such judicial decisions will prove to be a catalyst in their movement of unleashing wrath over certain sections of our country.