The writer is associate professor, Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
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.
When society celebrates an encounter killing of rape suspects, our judiciary should worry.
SC does well to criminalise marital rape of a minor wife. It also needs to classify child marriage as forced marriage
Despite overwhelming protest, critique and lobbying, there is little change in the way rape is trivialised.
Inscribed in the tragedy are rapacious systems of dominance.
Disciplinary action cannot replace legal proceedings against sexual violence.
The Ruchika Girhotra case is a study in brute power and legal indifference.....