The Assisted Reproductive Technologies (Regulation) Bill, 2010: A Case of Misplaced Priorities?

by Priyattama Bhanj As surrogacy in India continues to grow by the day, the proposed law to regulate it continues to remain in incipient stages. The present guidelines are a consequence of those originally framed by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). However, these do not have any legal sanctity and are not binding. … Continue reading The Assisted Reproductive Technologies (Regulation) Bill, 2010: A Case of Misplaced Priorities?

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Supreme Court Judgement Striving to Fully Eradicate Manual Scavenging in India: Another Attempt in Vain?

by Saasha Malpani Campaigns, protests and laws have done little to end the perpetuating practice of manual scavenging in India. After more than two decades of enactment of legislations, the Supreme Court finally took notice of the issue and passed a landmark judgement in what may be a respite for human right activists all over the country. … Continue reading Supreme Court Judgement Striving to Fully Eradicate Manual Scavenging in India: Another Attempt in Vain?