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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Ashif Shaikh

Ashif Shaikh is the Director, Jan Sahas & Member of Central Monitoring Committee, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. The Committee is monitoring the Manual Scavenging Prohibition Law, 2013. The views expressed are his own.

When doctors fail rape survivors in accessing justice
Tue, Jul 17, 2018

#GenderAnd: At the heart of insensitivity of doctors is the lack of medical training. The MBBS courses in India do not educate students on laws related to rape, sexual assault and other gender issues.

The trauma of fathers, husbands, sons of rape survivors
Thu, Jul 12, 2018

#GenderAnd: Families have a critical role to play in a rape survivor’s recovery, and they too need support to cope with the trauma

2.6 million dry toilets and 13,384 manual scavengers. Do the math
Thu, Feb 15, 2018

#GenderAnd: The law against manual scavenging can be successfully implemented if the State accepts that the practise of manual scavenging exists.