Period Leave for Female Employees

PERIOD LEAVE: An Equitable Approach – [EDITORIAL]

The article aims to discuss Zomato’s new policy on period leave. While there are various myths revolving menstruation in India, none of them has any scientific proof. They affect the emotional, mental, and physical lives of women instead. The author discusses the constitutionality of the Menstruation Benefit Bill, 2017 and counters the various claims made by the people who oppose it. Continue reading PERIOD LEAVE: An Equitable Approach – [EDITORIAL]

National Education Policy, 2020

RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT VIS-À-VIS NEW EDUCATION POLICY – PART II

The author in part II of the article compares NEP with the Right to Education Act. Shortcomings of the policy are expressed on the basis of personal observations and some data. Primarily, the policy lacks proper justification for granting economic aid on the basis of cast or providing a rational for introducing classical languages. Additionally, it emphasises upon digital education without considering the nuance gap between the rich and poor in terms of access to technological. The author provides some suggestions and concludes the article on a positive note and hopes for successful implementation of NEP 2020. Continue reading RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT VIS-À-VIS NEW EDUCATION POLICY – PART II

National Education Policy, 2020

NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020: A Breath of Fresh Air – PART I

The author in the first part provides the crux of NEP 2020 and highlights the need for it. While Policy proposal has touched various aspects, the article provides a glimpse of clauses pertaining to inclusivity of transgenders and droupouts, holistic development of children by inculcating practical knowledge and the revamped system of appointing teachers as well as granting them autonomy for formulating the course structure. Continue reading NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020: A Breath of Fresh Air – PART I

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COVID-19: SHIFTING TRENDS IN CRIME RATES VIS-À-VIS UNEMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY

by Anushka Rungta and Utsav Saxena Introduction The world has come to a grinding halt in its war with the unseen enemy. After more than four months of lockdowns, the Government of India started taking measures to reopen the economy by introducing relaxations in some states. During these unstable times, the crime rates in the country are experiencing a haphazard graph. With the invocation of … Continue reading COVID-19: SHIFTING TRENDS IN CRIME RATES VIS-À-VIS UNEMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY

SEXUALITY AND THE STATE

by Sevanshi Kamdar and Shivani Choudhary INTRODUCTION Promoting and protecting individual autonomy lies at the heart of every liberal state. Though this has not been explicitly acknowledged by states, states do recognize that the freedom to be one’s own person is a right that, if is granted, would be empowering for its citizens. However, this recognition still has to be universally shared in various arenas, … Continue reading SEXUALITY AND THE STATE