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Women's Rights Initiative

Lawyers Collective is one of the public interest service providers in India with high standards in human rights advocacy, legal aid & litigation.

The Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative

The Lawyers Collective is a group of Lawyers with a mission to empower and change the status of marginalised groups through the effective use...

CEDAW

In July 2008, Indira Jaising was elected to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). CEDAW, an expert body established in 1982, is...

Anti-Discrimination/Sex Equality

Constitutional Background The Indian Constitution guarantees equality as ‘Fundamental Rights’ in Articles 14, 15 and 16 under Part III. Article 14 guarantees equality before law...

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...