Citizens for Justice and Peace


A Look into Kerala’s Double POCSO-Suicide Abetment Case How shoddy prosecution prevented bringing the accused to justice

The Congress and the BJP staged massive protests before the police chief’s office at Palakkad, Kerala opposing the acquittals of three persons suspected of raping and abetting suicide of two minor sisters and demanding a CBI probe into the matter. A fourth accused in the case had been acquitted earlier on September 30. A fifth…

Sabrimala Heroines Speak Out Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga in conversation with Teesta Setalvad

The Sabarimala issue has yet again brought to the fore an age old conflict… one that is between a nation that belongs to all its people and a regressive, Brahminical thought. At such moments in history, the acts of courage of a few people bring about profound change. Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga are two such…

SC: Women of all ages can enter Sabrimala Landmark feminist verdict ends Kerala shrine's age old ban on entry of women

In a resounding slap in the face of patriarchy and gender based discrimination, the Supreme Court has put an end to the age old practice of barring entry of women of a menstruating age into the Sabrimala temple. In a landmark judgment, the apex court ruled that women of all age-groups could enter the temple. In…

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