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Migrant women matter – Lords MUST reconsider government’s Domestic Abuse Bill

The government’s landmark and long-overdue Domestic Abuse Bill has passed through the House of Commons. While it has – quite rightly – addressed a vast majority of issues surrounding domestic violence, including such evils as coercive control and protection of children who witness domestic abuse the government has once again left the fortunes of migrants, […]

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No country for women: Status of women in India after 73 years of Constitutional Independence

“How did you permit your unmarried daughter to work and settle abroad?”. In a single question to my mother, a “well-meaning” relative bluntly articulated the mind-set, deeply ingrained within patrilineal family structures of Indian society, that women exist only in relation to a man and without a husband she is but a ship without sails. […]

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