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SC Judgement Ensures Unconditional Right To Property Of Parents For Millions Of Indian Daughters

Today's landmark judgement by the SC ensures the absolute right of a Hindu daughter in her parents' property just like a son had till now by inheritance.

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Athira Sujatha’s Activism Gets Kerala Govt To Stop Publicising Details Of Inter-Faith Couples
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Kerala govt will no longer put up details of couples marrying under the Special Marriages Act 1964 on its website, to protect them. Athira Sujatha, the woman behind this, speaks about what happened.

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New Low As Gang Rape Survivor Arrested In Bihar For Insisting On Her Rights In Court
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Due process of law was denied to a gang rape survivor in Bihar when she insisted her 2 social workers be with her in court, and all 3 were arrested.

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Kerala HC Says That Surrender To ‘Unwelcomed’ Sex Shows Powerlessness, Not Real Consent

In a remarkable judgement, the Kerala High court concluded that alleged surrender or unwelcomed sex cannot be termed as consensual sexual intercourse.

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If You’re A Victim Of Any Cyber Crime During The Lockdown, Here’s What You Can Do!

Due to the lockdown, dependence on digital media has significantly risen. Which in turn has led to a spike in cyber-crimes. Here's how you can deal with it.

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Odisha Cops Allegedly Rape 13y.o. Tribal Girl: When Will We Take Police Brutality Seriously?
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Police brutality shows up again as minor tribal girl was allegedly raped by policemen and forcefully made to abort her child in Odisha. No country for women?

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