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This article is almost 24 years old.

... Ramrati, a poor construction worker from Kanpur in north India. ‘What does it have to do with me? All I’m ... Land is central. Yet women often, and most women in India certainly, have no right to land. These two things, ... women have little to do with how it is formulated. In India after 1947, laws were made to men’s advantage; it was ...

This article is almost six years old.

... world? Sex-selective abortions are still commonplace in India. AZ Adam under a ... What needs to happen to bring the sex ratio at birth in India down to normal? Rita Banerji : The most important thing ... and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994 law in India is blatantly violated. It’s as good as having no ...
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This article is almost eight years old.

Delhi is sometimes referred to as the rape city of India. I hate being there. Many women do. My female friends ... fearless exposés, just did a sting operation , telling India how the majority of the Delhi police force views rape ... danced in bars, pubs and parties. So it seems that most of India, including many police, lives in the 18th century in ...

This article is more than five years old.

... women and children? A great deal of domestic violence in India, and elsewhere, is related to drunkenness. A Kerala ... ruin to our society?’ It is an important question. In India, it is the élite who dismiss prohibition because their ...
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This article is more than six years old.

... Biswarup Ganguly , under a CC License In Aligarh, north India, Gunjan, a 20-year-old college student lies injured in ... seems to have changed now, with West Bengal branded one of India’s worst states. Gang rape has become common and the ...

This article is more than six years old.

... waves, not just in the ‘US of A’, but back home in India, too. She happens to be of Indian origin, though she ... Arab’, while others commented, ‘This is America, not India.’ One called her ‘Miss 7-11’. Another called ... in the extreme. Nina Davuluri would never make it to Miss India, because the colour of her skin would not allow it. ...
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This article is more than seven years old.

... assumed the south was safer, saner. Not any more. All over India, women’s groups held protest meetings in solidarity ... are complex. But definitely, it’s time the women of India got together and put up a fight. In Bangalore, Jasmeen ...

This article is more than four years old.

... to help the Nepali women, were allowed to fly out of India with impunity. Even the police, incandescent at ... headlines briefly. Their story will be forgotten tomorrow. India has hundreds of thousands of trafficked Nepali sex ...

This article is more than five years old.

... most poor, illiterate Muslim women voted to ban polygamy. (India has Hindu, Muslim and Christian Personal law, in ...

This article is more than five years old.

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This article is almost seven years old.

People in India and across the world are horrified at the attack. ... against women,’ is a slogan being taken up all over India. Some ministers and women’s groups are calling for ... to deal with rape cases. An online poll by The Times of India ranks readers’ responses to how rapists should be ...

This article is almost four years old.

... is restricted in many countries. But they are legal in India and easily available with a doctor’s prescription. A ...

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