Invitation for online internships at ReachLawyer

ReachLawyer, a socio-legal development initiative of ReachLaw, is looking for online interns who are keen on doing research on various aspects of laws relating to marginalized communities. ReachLawyer is associated with a number of organisations working on the rights of LGBT issues, garment workers trade union as part of our Community Support Program. We are … Continue reading Invitation for online internships at ReachLawyer

Urban insensitivity, Abuse by Brands and Conditions of Garment Workers of My City

With more than half a million garment workers who predominantly come from agrarian and working-class background across India working in Bangalore, most of us so who claim that we have conscience fail to see the kind of sexual abuse, harassment, pittance of wages and the kind of workload that would put a donkeys load to … Continue reading Urban insensitivity, Abuse by Brands and Conditions of Garment Workers of My City

Transgender Persons Bill has loopholes: Activists

Around 80 activists and experts representing 32 organisations from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka working on the Rights of Children and Rights of Women came together for a South India consultation organised by Sangama, ReachLaw, Aneka and South Asia Human Rights Association (SAHRA). It also included 27 community-based organisations for sexual and … Continue reading Transgender Persons Bill has loopholes: Activists

Whether Special Courts on Child Sexual Abuse in India are “Child Friendly”?

We are a nation where according to statistics nearly 47% of the children are subjected to child sexual abuse. All these years there was no law for the protection of children from such abuse. The archaic Indian Penal Code was the only source for penalizing the perpetrators. Most cases weren't reported ( the situation is … Continue reading Whether Special Courts on Child Sexual Abuse in India are “Child Friendly”?