Monthly Archives: August 2008

Background

The Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative (“LCWRI”)’s mission is the empowerment of women through law. This is based on the belief that law is an instrument of social change and can be used in different ways to further the constitutional

Property Rights

Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative had studied the amendments made in 2005 to the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 whereby the daughter was formally added as a coparcener. This report aimed to map the development in inheritance and property rights under the

Legislation

1. WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control   2. Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Product, Supply and Distribution) Act 2003.   3. Notification dated 5th March 2010   4. The Prevention of Food

Law & Policy

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Current Cases

Current Cases Sankalp Rehabilitation Trust v. Union of India – Supreme Court of India In 1999, the Lawyers Collective through the Sankalp Rehabilitation Trust, Mumbai, filed public interest litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court seeking to address barriers that prevented

Activities

EU-India FTA Global Week of Action: Updates India: Sign-on Letter to European Commission handed over 10 February 2012, New Delhi: As part of the Global Week of Action on the EU-India FTA, activists in India today intervened at a public

Legal Developments

Coming Very Soon

Background

 Affordable Medicines and Treatment Campaign  “[L]ife in good health and free from disease is the foremost human right and is a constitutional fundamental. The humbler the Indian human, the higher the State’s duty to protect the person.” —Mr. Justice V.R.