Medical Termination of Pregnancy in India 

The topic of “Abortion” or the “volitional killing of the foetus” has been a matter of dissension for ages and has been hotly debated on various platforms throughout the world. Any academic powwow pertaining to the topic of “Abortion” has always revolved around the concepts of “right of the unborn baby” and the “choice ofContinue reading “Medical Termination of Pregnancy in India ”

Overview of The POSCO Act, 2012

“Childhood is a promise that is never kept” – Ken Hill Child Sexual Abuse is one of the most common and heinous crime in today’s world. According to the World Health Organization, child sexual abuse can be defined as ‘inappropriate sexual behaviour with a child’ and ‘involving a child in sexual activity that he orContinue reading “Overview of The POSCO Act, 2012”

A Study of The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971

Abortion refers to the termination of pregnancy by the expulsion of the embryo or foetus from the uterus of the mother-to-be before the period of gestation is complete. It can be classified into two types – induced and spontaneous. Induced abortion refers to voluntarily causing abortion with the help of a service provider. Spontaneous abortion,Continue reading “A Study of The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971”

Bullying in Schools: Strategies for Prevention

Bullying is an undesired under-reported activity in schools. It is a problem that might begin at an early age. It has a negative impact on students. So how should parents and educators deal with this growing menace? What is School Bullying? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, bullying is the behaviour of a person who hurtsContinue reading “Bullying in Schools: Strategies for Prevention”

Child Rights in India

The children of today are the citizens of tomorrow. A country’s progress has numerous dimensions such as economic, social, political, etc. to it. The common thread that links all of these is the fact that the reins of all these factors must be handed over to the children of today. It can be unequivocally statedContinue reading “Child Rights in India”

Teenage Pregnancy – It’s Hard to Raise a Child when You’re a Child

“We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” — Laura Stavoe Harm But what if a woman is still a child? Can she be called strong enough then too? Surely the answer will differ if it’s a teen girl who is pregnant. At theContinue reading “Teenage Pregnancy – It’s Hard to Raise a Child when You’re a Child”

Child Pornography in India: A Peril of Digitalization

Children belong to the most vulnerable and gullible sect of the society which means they should be protected against all kinds of criminal activities and be provided with a guarded environment. Gone are the days when children were to be kept secured only from any physical danger like kidnapping on their way back from school.Continue reading “Child Pornography in India: A Peril of Digitalization”

Where Does India Stand on Abortion Laws?

Abortion as a procedure to terminate a pregnancy has been practised from ancient times by midwives, nurses etc. However, the discussion about Abortion and Abortion laws came up with the second wave of feminism in the world in around 1960s where feminists aimed for civil rights and reproductive rights including the choice of abortion forContinue reading “Where Does India Stand on Abortion Laws?”