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

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Remedying the Malady: Laws on Advance Directives in India

by Tejas Popat Advance Medical Directive, (hereafter ‘directive/s’) or what is commonly known as a ‘living will’ is a document indicative of an individual’s wish to continue medical treatment or not when he is artificially kept alive. Recently, the Health Ministry released a draft of, ‘The Medical Treatment of Terminally Ill Patients (Protection of Patients … Continue reading Remedying the Malady: Laws on Advance Directives in India

Nepal’s Constitutional Crisis

by Mara Malagodi Nepali legislators are currently striving to promulgate the country’s seventh constitution and conclude the peace process that began in 2006 after the ten-year long Maoist People’s War. By 2001 a new constitution drafted ‘by the people’s elected representatives’ had become the Maoists’ key demand and the precondition to bring the insurgents to … Continue reading Nepal’s Constitutional Crisis

Conversation with Prof. Nandini Sundar, Professor of Sociology at DU

Prof. Nandini Sundar is a Professor of Sociology at the Delhi University. She was one of the lead petitioners in the well-known case of Nandini Sundar v. State of Chattisgarh (WP (C) 250 of 2007). She won the prestigious Infosys Prize in 2010 for her contributions to social sciences. She has several publications to her credit and … Continue reading Conversation with Prof. Nandini Sundar, Professor of Sociology at DU