Gender-Based Discrimination in Property Rights

February 20, 2021

Even though these laws and precedents recognise women’s right to a fair share of the property, in reality, this right is being denied due to various social, cultural, and institutional reasons


Sex and gender stereotypes in the Armed Forces

March 2, 2020

On 17 February, the Supreme Court guaranteed women in the Armed Forces (AF) the right to permanent commission (PC) in ‘The Secretary, Ministry of Defence v. Babita Puniya’. Upholding a 2010 Delhi High Court judgment, the Court held that the State should provide equal opportunities to both women and men for lifelong service in the Armed Forces. Does the judgment carry any significance beyond the sphere of the Armed Forces?