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SURROGACY REGULATION BILL IN INDIA

The Lok Sabha recently passed an amendment to the surrogacy rules in India as they apply to the country. The practice of commercial surrogacy was banned by this amendment in order to prevent the practice from exploiting the poor women who could not afford surrogacy. Surrogacy Explained Surrogacy refers to an arrangement where woman agrees…

ONLINE VIOLENCE

As the internet becomes a progressively essential part of human existence and a judgmental space for declassed populations to make their voices heard, a woman’s inability to feel safe online is a hindrance to her freedom, as well as to her basic human rights. Yet the problem of online violence and harassment is often missed…

CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN

India’s development efforts have been ruined by crime against women. Worldwide at least 35 percent of women have faced either physical or non-physical violence at some point in their lives but national studies had estimated that 70 percent of women experience violence against them. Crime statistics estimated that a very large number of cases were…