Gender Neutral Laws for Rape

A crime as heinous as rape has a restrictive definition in the Indian Law. Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code,[1] defines what and what not comes under the ambit of rape with its seven coded situations. The general notion of the crime being only against women has led to it becoming gender-centric and notContinue reading “Gender Neutral Laws for Rape”

A Brief History of Feminism and its impact on Modern India

Feminism in its most basic sense is referred to as ideologies, theories, movements which aim and talk about equality for women with respect to other genders in terms of social, political and economic aspects. It aims at acknowledging women as a gender when it comes to giving opportunities and rights. Feminism can be said asContinue reading “A Brief History of Feminism and its impact on Modern India”

The Changing Face of Women’s Political and Economic Participation in the Middle East – A Study

Women are becoming more prominent actors in the political sphere and they are taking meaningful roles within the state. At the same time, economic hardship have forced more and more women to work outside the house, leading to changing views about their own position in the family and also greater acceptance social acceptance amongst men.Continue reading “The Changing Face of Women’s Political and Economic Participation in the Middle East – A Study”