Wednesday, December 4, 2013

16 Days 16 Tweets: Day 10, Access to Justice

Prajnya Initiatives ‏@prajnyaThere’s more to accessing justice than just having good laws. #nosgbv

Urvashi Butalia and Navsharan Singh on impunity for VAW in South Asia: #nosgbv

Access to justice should matter to everyone. #nosgbv

The role of civil society in facilitating access to justice. #nosgbv

Caste, gender & poverty together impair Dalit women's access to justice. Also, this: #nosgbv

Note on CEDAW provisions relating to access to justice: #nosgbv

What does it mean to have “Access to Justice”? #nosgbv

Legal literacy has been a part of our work in different ways, including information initiatives on the blog: #nosgbv

Indian Constitution bars sex discrimination; guarantees right agst exploitation (incl trafficking). #nosgbv

Provisions of the Indian Penal Code (1860) still apply to many kinds of gender violence. #nosgbv

The Child Marriage Restraint Act (1929) ; but 47% Indian women 20-24 married before 18. #nosgbv

The Widow Remarriage Act (1856) And still, abandoned widows live in poverty and elder abuse is on the rise. #nosgbv

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