Use and Abuse of Section 498 A of Indian Penal Code

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Article 498 A of IPC

AN OVERVIEW What is Article 498 A of IPC? Section 498 A which deals with the punishment of the husband and his relatives if a married women is subjected to cruelty which is likely to drive a woman to commit suicide or cause grave physical or mental injury to her, and harassment with a view… Read more »

Advertisement and freedom of speech

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“Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties”. – John Milton The essence of free speech is the ability to think and speak freely and to obtain information from others through publications and public discourse without fear of retribution, restriction, or repression by the government…. Read more »

Violence against women

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 Women constitute almost half of the segment of society. Domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of gender-based violence deprive women and girls of their fundamental ability to live with dignity. Governments, institutions, laws, and policies contribute to the systematic devaluation of the lives and safety of women and girls by failing to respond to… Read more »