“Marry me later” – On the proposed marriageable age for Indian women

INTRODUCTION Women’s legal age to marry has always been a matter of great concern in India over the past few decades. After the adoption of the Indian constitution in 1950, the Child Marriage Act has undergone various modifications. Since 1978, … Continue reading “Marry me later” – On the proposed marriageable age for Indian women

Outlawing the practice of ‘Female Genital Mutilation’ in Sudan- An advanced step towards preaching Health as Human Rights

Recently, Sudan has made a landmark move by amending its Criminal Code and penalizing the archaic practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) making it punishable by three years of imprisonment. The law states that whoever “removed, mutilated the female genitalia … Continue reading Outlawing the practice of ‘Female Genital Mutilation’ in Sudan- An advanced step towards preaching Health as Human Rights