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