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‘Right To Partner Of Choice A Fundamental Right’ Significant Ruling By Allahabad High Court! 

In a historic judgment, the Allahabad High Court has ruled “the right to choose a partner is a fundamental right.” This is a positive step for inter community marriages.

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This Orissa HC Ruling A Relief For Survivors Of Gender Based Violence Targeted On Social Media!

Orissa High Court ruled today that personal content of a rape survivor shared on social media by rapist needs to be erased, as it is a violation of her fundamental right to privacy and right to be forgotten.

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Bail To Man Accused Of Raping Minor Because He Will Marry Her Violates Her Rights Again

Madras High Court granted bail to a man booked under the POSCO act after he promised to marry the victim. What about the victim's autonomy?

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Smartphones Are Only The Newest Means To Harass And Abuse Women Online

Smartphones are increasingly being used to harass women online and to film crimes like rape. Do we take pleasure in watching others in pain?

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Why Is ‘Honour’ More Important Than A Woman’s Safety, As Nikita Tomar’s Case Shows?

Nikita Tomar's murder brings to the forefront this question - why does society put the stigma around reporting rape and harassment before the seriousness of a crime?

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Malvi Malhotra Being Stabbed Makes You Wonder Will Men Ever Learn To Take ‘No’ As An Answer?

Actress Malvi Malhotra was stabbed for refusing a marriage proposal. Even in 2020, why do men still think it's a crime to say no to them?

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