The Intersex people constitute one the most misunderstood and marginalized communities in the world. Often brought under the trans umbrella, their very existence is ignored by the society. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act barely acknowledges this community and does very little to alleviate the issues faced by them. It is high time we pay attention to issues such as intersex infanticide and non- consensual surgeries performed on intersex children.
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Recently, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) member states, i.e., 193 countries signed the first-ever global agreement on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI). This agreement deals with the values and principles that need to be ensured for the development of AI.
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The landmark judgement, which decriminalized Homosexuality in India, was a significant step in promoting LGBTQ rights in the country. It ought to remove prejudices and stereotypes based on gender identity, and most sections of society welcomed the step. However, some more work still needs to be done to create awareness about gender equality in the country.
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In India, there are 25 High Courts and 22 official languages recognized by the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution but still, the use of the English language is prevalent in the High Courts of India this is because as per the provisions mentioned in the Article 348 (1) of the Constitution of India, Official Language for all the High Courts in the Country in English. However, there is a clause, clause (2) of Article 348, that allows the governor of the state, with the prior consent of the President of India, can authorize the use of Hindi or the official language of the state during the High Court proceedings.
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Restorative justice is a broad label that encompasses a plethora of different models, roughly bound together by the belief that the traditional criminal justice system ignores the step of rebuilding the sense of justice because of its offender-centric approach. Victim-Offender Mediation is a process that focuses on the victims and offenders and helps facilitate a dialogue between the two parties. In this article, an attempt has been made to understand the process, and a further attempt has been made to understand the advantages of this mode.
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The article deals with the concept of Indian federalism. It attempts to explain the concept of federalism. It goes on to explain the different phases of federalism in India and then discusses the current issues that are faced by the Union.
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In this article, an effort has been made to understand HIV/AIDS and related human rights. The stigma around the disease or virus is what causes various challenges in the implementation of laws and what causes hindrance to people exercising their human rights. An attempt has been made to highlight the role of NGOs in tackling the various challenges.
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