By Shivani Kabra and Anirudh Krishnaa There is no doubt that patriarchy is widely prevalent in society – at home, at work, and even in educational institutions. One always looks towards the pillars of justice, guardians of constitutional values – the courts – for a reprieve from these ordeals. However, patriarchy is so pervasively entrenched … Continue reading KEEP YOUR THEOLOGY OFF MY BIOLOGY
By Parva Kaushal Khare and Siddharth Sonkar On October 11, 2017, in Independent Thought v. Union of India, the Supreme Court held sexual intercourse with a girl below eighteen years of age to be rape, regardless of her marital status. It did so by reading down the Marital Rape Exception. However, the Bench refrained from … Continue reading READING DOWN THE MARITAL RAPE EXCEPTION: FROM THE TOP OF AN IVORY TOWER?