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Flavia Agnes

Is Hindu society ready for pre-nups?

Introducing the notion of pre-nuptial agreements will transform the sacramental Hindu marriage into a purely contractual obligation.

31 Mar 2018 12:22 AM

The narrative of misuse and ground reality of victims

The acute violence which Christian women suffer is seldom addressed; even the Church looks the other way.

08 Mar 2018 1:01 AM

Adultery law deeply flawed, must be dumped

If the initial comments of judges at the admission stage are anything to go by, the response is positive.

17 Feb 2018 3:44 AM

Autonomy and freedom versus indoctrination

The “love jihad” bogey has been effectively used by the RSS and other Hindu right wing groups during election campaigns in several states.

07 Dec 2017 12:48 AM

Rise in crime rate indicate women are reporting more

Maharashtra recorded the third highest number of rape cases (4,189) after Madhya Pradesh (4,882) and Uttar Pradesh (4,816).

05 Dec 2017 1:24 AM

Criminalising triple talaq: Will it liberate women?

The demand for a new statute is problematic under the current political dispensation, with its stated anti-Muslim agenda.

25 Nov 2017 4:57 AM

Feminism’s discontents: The ways to justice

Feminism has not progressed in a linear mould and there are multiple ways of protest which victims may choose.

06 Nov 2017 12:37 AM

Help those marred by marital rape

Sexual assault is not confined to penetrative sex. It comprises a range of violations.

28 Aug 2017 3:11 AM

A wake-up call for the Muslim clergy

The three other judges on the bench gave a clear verdict that triple talaq is invalid.

25 Aug 2017 12:38 AM

Victims of violence face judicial bias

There acute violence suffered by poor women in urban slums and far-flung rural areas goes unnoticed by our judges.

08 Aug 2017 6:21 AM