This column elucidates the resource curse paradox by positioning the case study of Saudi Arabia at the center of the concept. It delineates the disadvantageous position of this resource-rich country during the period of shock and its recovery phase. Furthermore, it paints in words the implications of oil abundance on the imperfect correlation that exists between religion and women’s rights in Saudi Arabia.
This provision has done more harm than good, and the following piece aims at exploring how so by revolving around its archaic origin and its disproportionate effects on women. This piece also covers how RCR is violative of the Right to Equality, Right to Freedom, Right to Privacy, and Right to life and liberty.
This article tries to analyse the data localisation regime in India hitherto and the changes that are sought with the Personal Data Protection Bill with reference to the Joint Parliamentary Committee Report. It lays emphasis on how the data localisation is likely to boost the economic growth of India.
Despite widespread scholarly opinion endorsing the unconstitutionality of the marital rape exception within the IPC, as well as its deplorability in a egalitarian society, neither the Judiciary nor the Legislature have yet wielded their constitutional powers to eradicate it.
This article aims to look at the various deliberations about the merits and demerits of the new bill introduced to parliament at the recommendation of a 10 member task force, led by Jaya Jaitley, that seeks to increase the marriageable age for women from 18 to 21.
Gender discrimination against women in the digital ecosystem has had many harmful ramifications, further amplified due to COVID. This article explores the causes and consequences of this divide and, most importantly, the solutions to bridge it through effective policies and measures to empower women both economically and socially.
As the current Surrogacy Bill of 2020 rests on an Altruistic Model and completely bans Commercial Surrogacy, this article converges various feminists opinion and legal cases to examine the current model exploring the possibility of making the practice commercial.
Between particular sports, there are vast discrepancies in pay for men and women, ranging from tennis, where pay is comparable in terms of winnings, to cricket, football, and hockey where the pay gap is a minimum of 10-folds.
All the societal norms, rules and frameworks have a bearing on the market as the market is not a black box existing outside the society but inside it. Gender, here, is a key stimulus in determining the economic outcomes for an individual.
There are many women who still do not assert their inheritance rights, resulting in the persistence of male control over family property.
In India marital rape, not only remains decriminalized, but is indicative of an even larger problem. That the crime is not even seen as one. This article analyses whether the Indian legislature and judiciary are progressing or if they remain stuck in the age-old view of marriage and its sanctity.
In the first and the second article of this series, the primary aspects of the political and social domains were explained in relation to Kashmiri Feminism. This, the final article, contends against the representation of Kashmiri women in popular films by underlining the reductive and colonial gaze of the Indian Cinema.