Savaging the Civilized: Dilemma of Transgenders during COVID-19

By Kshitij Gautam         “As the world comes together, India’s transgender community fights COVID-19 alone”                                                                                                             Amnesty International Since the lockdown started nearly all the general public is worried about their livelihood, for future and life. Most of the people

Violence Against Women During The Pandemic

The research aims at finding ways to decrease the violence against the women in pandemic and better access to health. It was found that every victim who was abused sexually or mentally is likely to develop an emotional disorder. The prominent violence against women are bullying, sexual abuse, attitude against women who is a victim of abuse etc. 1/3 of victims, had the suicidal tendency or ended up in suicide. The women of different age group have different types of problems due to violence against women.

Analyzing the Scope of “Untouchability” under Article 17

This article explores the legal understanding of “untouchability” as can be inferred from Constituent Assembly Debates and judicial pronouncements, and the drastic shift in this understanding after the Sabarimala verdict of 2018.[3] It analyses the various amendments proposed to define the practice and why they were rejected and the subsequent judicial interpretations of the term as caste-based discrimination. It examines Chandrachud J.’s recent expansive interpretation of the term to include any form of social exclusion founded on notions of purity and the viability of such an interpretation.