Staying Alive: Fourth National Conference on the Implementation of “the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005”. 19th December 2010  BRIEF REPORT  Lawyers Collective, Women’s Rights Initiative in joint collaboration with National Commission for Women and supported by UNTF, held its Fourth National Conference, “Staying Alive: on the implementation of the Protection of Women from Domestic…

Discussions to allow foreign law firms to operate in India were dropped during US President Barack Obama’s state visit to India, said two US law firm partners who were part of the delegation. DLA Piper Washington partner William Cook and Boston-based Shahana Basu Kanodia who is partner and chair of the South Asia practice group…

Background The Tobacco Control Initiative (“TCI”) of the Lawyers Collective- Women Right’s Initiative (“LCWRI”) was started in May 2008 under the umbrella of the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (“CTFK“) in collaboration with its NGO partners- Voluntary Health Association of India (“VHAI”), HRIDAY-SHAN, and Consumer VOICE. The initiative is based on the philosophy that health…

Access to Medicines- The Team Julie George (Mumbai) Prathibha Sivasubramanian (Delhi) Ramya Sheshadri (Bangalore)

Project Director: Anand Grover Shivangi Rai (Delhi) Raman Chawla (including Draft Legislation on HIV) (Delhi) Nitu Sanadhya (Mumbai) Riddhi Jasani (Mumbai) Surekha N (including Draft Legislation on HIV) (Bangalore) Harshal Mirashi (Mumbai) Mihir Samson (Delhi)  

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