South Africa’s South Durban Industrial Basin over the years has seen numerous events of ecological damage that continue to feed into gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) in the surrounding communities.
The study collected metadata for nearly 4 lakh Pocso cases and analysed 2.31 lakh cases to understand the pendency and disposal patterns
The report studies trends in POCSO Act cases through the last decade and the judiciary's impact on its implementation.
The administration of President Marcos has said and done nothing substantial to address the country’s human rights crisis.
People living with dementia are “sitting ducks for financial abuse” because of failures by the government, financial services and retailers, according to a report.
The Supreme Court’s condemnation is laudable but also raises the question of whether legal advances in caring for rape survivors are being implemented.
Among the abuses identified by the authorities, the laborers lived in a garage. They lacked access to a bathroom while they worked and were not given protective gear, as mandated by law.
Environmental crime is the third-most lucrative criminal business in the world. Yet too often it is still treated like petty crime. Activists hope new EU legislation may soon change that.
Fourteen-year-old Priti Pyne was returning from school in Basra village in South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, when she and a friend came across a cold-drink seller selling an attractive-looking drink.
The Calcutta High Court has ordered the Government of West Bengal to ensure adequate funds with the State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) to disburse compensation to trafficking survivors within six weeks under West Bengal Victim Compensation Scheme, 2017.