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National Legal Service Authority v Union Of India: Case Analysis

The landmark judgement of NALSA v. Union of India[1] recognized the transgender identity as the third gender. It was delivered on 15th April 2014, by a Division Bench comprising Justice A. K. Sikri and Justice K. S. Radhakrishnan. Members of the Transgender community filed a writ petition demanding legal recognition of their right to choose …

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Sexual Offences against Women: A feminist critique of Indian Law

The Indian Society has always been criticized for following social norms that are patriarchal in nature. This essentially means that the society has always given men the power and right to control the manner in which the society operates. This notion of gender inequality prevalent in the society is antithetical to the fundamental rights guaranteed …

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Gender Neutrality in India

“I am what I am, so take me as I am”- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Gender Neutral laws convey that in the eyes of law, all the genders existing should be treated equally, be it by stating orally or in terms of making laws. People often mistakenly use the Gender-Specific and Gender-Neutral laws interchangeably while …

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