Women in the informal sector: insecure at homes, streets,construction sites

Number of registered cases of sexual assault are on the rise, experts suggest proper mental care for the victims and maintenance of data by the government. By Upasana Banerjee Bengaluru: Bharathi, a domestic worker of about 40 years old who is a mother to two daughters, 24 and 18, has been working as a maid […]

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Physical to Virtual – Changing meaning of Justice in a global Pandemic

Indian judiciary’s struggle with disposing lakhs of cases stretching for years on end. With a backlog as high as India’s (crossing 30 million pan India), a worldwide pandemic that forced the courts to improvise with social distancing and video conferencing was bound to leave many litigants in a fix.

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Number of kids breaking the law rose during the lockdown

Most belong to broken homes, poor families. Bengaluru: The pandemic has added more cases of children in conflict with the law to the already rising trend of delinquent acts in Bengaluru. Data received from various helplines for women and children indicate that there has been an increase in domestic violence and sexual attacks on women and […]

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