“Confinement imposed generally on a defendant in criminal case who has threatened to violate the law while awaiting trial or disposition or of a mentally ill person who may harm himself or others.”- Black Law Dictionary. India has a long history of preventative detention and is one of the few countries with preventative detention legislation.... Continue Reading →

MARITAL RAPE: Not husband’s privilege but a violent act

Marital rape is the act of coercing your spouse into having sexual relations without their permission. It is an unfair, but not unusual, method of degrading and disempowering women. The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) recommended to the Indian government in 2013 that marital rape be criminalized. The same was... Continue Reading →

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