National Commission for Minorities must visit Trilokpuri immediately says Advocate Grover

      Advocate Vrinda Grover, Advocate Aslam and some other activists from Trilokpuri met the National Commission for Minorities and NHRC yesterday. On 27th October,2014, Vrinda Grover had sought an appointment with the National Minorities Commission on the issue of communal violence and tension in Trilokpuri, Delhi, at the request of some local activists and residents. Along with some residents, activists from Trilokpuri, and lawyers, they had … Continue reading National Commission for Minorities must visit Trilokpuri immediately says Advocate Grover

Articles on the proposed amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act.

Article by Vrinda Grover- http://m.deccanherald.com/content/423287/remedy-worse-malady.html/   Interview with advocate Nandita Rao- http://www.deccanherald.com/content/423286/society-should-change-crimes-come.html   Interview with Professor Ved Kumari- http://www.deccanherald.com/content/423285/severe-punishment-itself-not-deterrent.html   Article by Enakshi Ganguly and Bharti Ali-  http://www.deccanherald.com/content/423284/minister-repealing-her-own-lawnbsp.html Article by Kishore Jha on Kafila- http://kafila.org/2014/08/04/need-to-re-enact-juvenile-justice-act-myths-and-realities-kishore/ Continue reading Articles on the proposed amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act.

Tejpal’s Family has to stop showing around the CCTV footage – Vrinda Grover

    The CCTV footage has been shown to many carefully identified and selected persons in the media and other influential and powerful persons, by family and a close coterie of friends of Tarun Tejpal. This is in violation of the law and the order of the court. Yes the family has a right to defend Tarun Tejpal, but not by committing unlawful and illegal acts.  … Continue reading Tejpal’s Family has to stop showing around the CCTV footage – Vrinda Grover

Malicious Reporting of Ishrat Jehan Case: Vrinda Grover’s letter to Hindustan Times

To, The Editor, Hindustan Times On the day the CBI is set to file its chargesheet in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, Hindustan Times has chosen to report about it in a manner that is malicious, prejudicial and intended to manipulate public opinion. The report, “ ‘Ishrat Jahan had links with Kashmir Separatists’: CBI” by Mahesh Langa and Abhishek Sharan in the Delhi/ Ahmedabad … Continue reading Malicious Reporting of Ishrat Jehan Case: Vrinda Grover’s letter to Hindustan Times

Voluntary Sex Work Legal

DNA Sex workers and women’s rights activists have welcomed the government’s move to differentiate ‘prostitution’ from exploitation in the amended Section 370 of the Indian Penal Code. By inserting a new definition of exploitation, the Criminal Law Amendment Bill 2013 passed by Lok Sabha clarifies a position that till date conflated consensual adult sex work and sex trafficking: ‘Expression “exploitation” shall include any act of … Continue reading Voluntary Sex Work Legal