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Monday, February 24, 2020

Pratiksha Baxi

The writer is associate professor, Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Violence at Gargi College points to the impunity enjoyed by the mob
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

The idea that women students have rights was totally irrelevant to these male mobs. The space for a college festival turned into a theatre of macabre sexual violence.

A mercy petition allows for rectifying miscarriage of justice, mitigates errors in the legal system
Fri, Jan 24, 2020

When society celebrates an encounter killing of rape suspects, our judiciary should worry.

Her right to choose
Thu, Oct 19, 2017

SC does well to criminalise marital rape of a minor wife. It also needs to classify child marriage as forced marriage

Netaji, unreformed
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Despite overwhelming protest, critique and lobbying, there is little change in the way rape is trivialised.

The despair of Badaun
Tue, Jun 03, 2014

Inscribed in the tragedy are rapacious systems of dominance.

Apologies aside
Mon, Nov 25, 2013

Disciplinary action cannot replace legal proceedings against sexual violence.

When time is on the state’s side
Sat, Dec 26, 2009

The Ruchika Girhotra case is a study in brute power and legal indifference.....