Citizens for Justice and Peace


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…

Judgments and Orders that Empowered Citizens in 2018 Decisions by Indian courts that helped strengthen Human Rights

2018 was an important year in the courts for several key human rights issues. Here is the annual round up of 12 such judgments that helped deliver justice and set right several historical wrongs. SC respects Hadiya’s choice On March 8, 2018, the Supreme Court set aside a Kerala High Court judgment that had annulled…

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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