Month: February 2012

India: Justice On Domestic Violence:

India: Justice On Domestic Violence: Next Steps – Pamela Philipose   February 23, 2012 Mr. Wadhwa is a senior citizen living in Delhi. He is also the father of a college lecturer who suffered grievous domestic violence. He tells his story, head bowed, voice faltering: “I married my daughter into a...

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The Pakistan’s Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2012- By Ms Indira Jaising

The Pakistan’s Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2012 –By Ms. Indira Jaising, Executive Director, LCWRI The recently passed Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2012 is a classic example of the cross pollination between countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region and of the best...

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Say NO to death for drugs

Opinion » Op-Ed February 23, 2012 Say NO to death for drugs Anand Grover and Rick Lines When Paramjit Singh was sentenced to death for drug trafficking last month, he joined two other accused narcotics offenders on India’s death row (despite reports that it was “a first” and “a landmark...

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EU-India FTA Global Week of Action: Updates

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 lecture by Mr Van Rompuy, the European Council President, and handed...

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Team

Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative New Delhi Office Indira Jaising Executive Director Philarisa Sarma Nongpiur Programme Officer Gayatri Sharma Research & Advocacy Officer Maitreyi Gupta Research & Advocacy Officer Mangla Verma Research & Advocacy Officer Eklavya Vasudev Research & Advocacy Officer Sudha Prakash Senior Administrative Officer Vivek Gosain Assistant Administrative...

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History

Established in 1981, Lawyers Collective is one of the leading public interest service providers in India with a proven record of setting high standards in human rights advocacy, legal aid and litigation. Lawyers Collective was formed at a time of important changes in the Indian judicial system. The traditional paradigm...

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GLOBAL WEEK OF ACTION: EU-INDIA-6-10 February 2012 FTA

 In 2001, India’s generics brought prices down from $15000 per person per year to $350 for first line AIDS medicines. 80% of people living with HIV in developing countries are on Indian generic ARVs Over 90% of pediatric AIDS medicines are supplied by Indian generics. BUT ALL THIS COULD CHANGE IF...

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