Category Archives: Women
Uncovering Women’s Work
Written by csjpgoa on March 23, 2011 — Leave a Comment
A substantial amount of women’s time is devoted to unpaid labour. Yet, much of women’s work is invisible. The productive contribution of household maintenance, provisioning and reproduction is ignored. As a result, inadequate attention is paid to the conditions of women’s work and its economic value.
Domestic Violence Outlawed
Written by csjpgoa on February 8, 2011 — Leave a Comment
Although the Domestic Violence Act mandates certain mechanisms to be put in place in order to protect the rights of women facing violence, in most states, neither have the functionaries under the Act been appointed nor have the required services been provided. Senior advocate Gayatri Singh emphasises that it is necessary to take concrete steps to […]