Change is in the air – Supreme Court supports inheritance rights of daughters

The Supreme Court of India has, in two highly progressive recent judgements, supported the rights of women. Through its rulings, the Court struck blows against the feudal mentality and patriarchal mind-set of some members of society (who try and... Read More | Share it now!

Women are the Custodians of Patriarchy

Ratna Vira, novelist, corporate leader and speaker, was in Udaipur to speak about her work, life’s learning and writing philosophy to a select interest group. Ratna spoke about the issues in her book, Daughter By Court Order, to a large and... Read More | Share it now!

In India, Daughters Have Big Family Problems with Inheritance

Gagandeep Kaur wrote about women and inheritance rights in India in an article in Women’s eNews on 2nd May 2016. She said that the: “… reluctance to assert her property rights is a major cultural issue here. That’s become clear... Read More | Share it now!

The Inconvenient Daughter of a Powerful Mother

‘Indrani told ex-husband if Sheena dies, we share Peter’s fortune: Police’ (Indian Express, Mumbai, 29 August 2015). For those who may have been hiding under a rock for the last few days, the alleged murder of Sheena Bora by her media tycoon... Read More | Share it now!