Interview with Catharine A. MacKinnon

* Interview taken by Archismita Raha, Debomita Sadhu, Siddharth Sonkar, and Shivani Kabra As we live in the internet era, some people do not want to identify themselves as feminists even though they support women’s rights. In fact, there is even positive backlash in the form of pages like MensXP. Why do you think this … Continue reading Interview with Catharine A. MacKinnon


Abortion for Minor Rape Survivors

By Devangana Mandal and Dhwani Parekh The years 2015 and 2016 have been monumental for the issue of medical termination of post-20-week pregnancies resulting from rape. Particularly in the case of minors, there has been a flurry of such cases at the Supreme Court-level requesting directives in exceedingly complex issues, from a legal and medical … Continue reading Abortion for Minor Rape Survivors

MeToo and Section 499: The Story of a SLAPP

By Kushagr Bakshi In 2014, Subramanian Swamy, joined by Arvind Kejriwal Rahul Gandhi amongst others, moved the Court under Article 32 challenging the constitutional validity of Section 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 coupled with Section 199(1) to (4) of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973[1], the laws that lay down the offence … Continue reading MeToo and Section 499: The Story of a SLAPP