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Lawyers Collective is one of the public interest service providers in India with high standards in human rights advocacy, legal aid & litigation. It was founded in 1981. It has records of thirty years covering human rights issues in India.

High court: No need to merge cases under domestic violence act...

The Nagpur bench of Bombay high court has ruled that proceedings under the Protection of Women against Domestic Violence Act (PWDV) 2005 should not...

Retaliation by tortured wife cannot be ground for divorce: HC

Giving relief to a married woman who was threatened with divorce by her husband, the Gujarat High Court ruled that retaliation by wife to...

Family court casual in granting divorce: Bombay high court

Family court casual in granting divorce: Bombay high court Observing that a family court judge was "casual and negligent" in granting divorce to a man...

Budhadev Karmaskar v. State of West Bengal, Criminal Appeal No. 135...

Budhadev Karmaskar v. State of West Bengal, Criminal Appeal No. 135 of 2010 in the Supreme Court of India This case has arisen out of a criminal...

Indian victims of domestic violence in UK to get aid

April 03, 2012 London: Britain has changed immigration rules to ensure that migrant-spouses from India and other non-EU countries who become victims of domestic violence...

Cops harass victims of domestic violence

There have been 35 complaints filed with the State Human Rights Commission against the police by women — victims of domestic abuse — for...

How do you deal with sexual harassment in the workplace? By...

ANITA ANAND Mail Today 28 March 2012 It's a story we've heard many times, of a woman being bothered by the persistent interest that a male colleague(sometimes...

Don’t harass people from Northeast, Ladakh: HC to Delhi police

The Delhi high court on Thursday directed the Delhi Police not to harass people from the Northeast and Ladakh because of their facial similarity...

Anti-gay law is offshoot of British colonialism: Centre to Supreme Court

Anti-gay law is offshoot of British colonialism: Centre to Supreme Court Anti-gay law in the country is an offshoot of British colonialism and the Indian society earlier...

Over 900 Pakistani women killed for honour’

Islamabad: Over 900 Pakistani women were killed last year in the name of honour for allegedly shaming their families while nearly 4,500 others were...

Reclaiming Rights: Transgender Persons Bill and beyond

On 26.11.2019, the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 (“The Bill”) was approved by the Rajya Sabha, after having been passed by the Lok...