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This post is also available in: हिन्दी (Hindi) This explainer will be covering the procedure for adoption in India, using the main legislations on adoption i.e. Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act (referred to as “non-religious law”) and Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956 (referred to as “Hindu law”). What is Adoption? ByRead more
This post is also available in: हिन्दी (Hindi) This explainer will be covering the rights, processes and remedies for LGBTQ+ persons while obtaining identification documents. Gender Identification for LGBTQ+ Persons By Malavika Rajkumar | 27 December, 2019 The LGBTQ+ community includes multiple self-identified groups, and the term “LGBTQ” stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, QueerRead more
This post is also available in: हिन्दी (Hindi) This explainer will be covering the rights, processes and remedies while accessing healthcare. The most recent developments on the laws applicable to this topic have not been included in this explainer. Need for LGBT-Specific Healthcare By Malavika Rajkumar | 0 comment You might have healthcare needs thatRead more
This post is also available in: हिन्दी (Hindi) This topic will cover the different kinds of identification documents in India, the procedure for procuring them, and the remedies available in case one faces problems while applying for, updating and renewing the documents. Getting Identification Proof (ID Proof) By Malavika Rajkumar | 8 December, 2019 InRead more
This post is also available in: हिन्दी (Hindi) There are different kinds of employment sectors in India. Depending upon the kind of sector you are joining, i.e. public/government sector or private sector, different kinds of laws apply to you. Most employment laws and regulations in India apply mainly to the public sector or industrial workmen.Read more
This post is also available in: हिन्दी (Hindi) People face violence of various forms such as physical, sexual, mental or emotional violence due to their sexual orientation or identity. People who like or are sexually attracted to someone of the same gender or of both genders or a people who identify with another gender thanRead more
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