In Sri Lanka, physical abuse is viewed as a necessary form of punishment to “fix” children and their perceived problematic behaviour.
As the month-long merriment of Pride ends, here’s a reflection on its commercialisation and effects on the queer community in Bangladesh.
The Islamic Ideology Council has now termed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2018 un-Islamic. What went wrong?
The aim of the fellowship has been to keep the legacy of Justice Leila Seth alive, and I hope to be able to do that in my journey ahead.
Given the high number of undertrials lodged in India’s prisons, there is a need to examine how a law on pretrial probation can be useful.
ESCR Fellow Sajita Ghimire on why paralegals are essential to safeguard access to justice for vulnerable communities in developing nations.
ESCR Fellow Roshani Giri explains how Nepal is failing to provide married women with the opportunity to exercise their rights.