Women and children Issues – 6 dec update





Temple Entry

  1. Sabarimala Temple entry



Child Marriage



Safety of women

  • Mahmood Farooqui case, 2017
    1. Mahmood Farooqui case sets a troubling precedent for rape cases. Comment. 200 words. (take inputs from Q.2 below)
    2. Delhi HC is justified in its verdict in Mahmood Farooqui case. Explain. 75 words. (4-10-2017)
    3. In the Farooqui verdict, the focus has been shifted from what the woman said to what the man understood. (5-10-2017)
  • Sexual misconduct and the idea of naming-shaming
  • Fill the gaps in institutional support structures
  • One Stop Centres for rape survivors set up hastily, failed in intent
  • Will men finally behave?


Gender Gap Index




Examples of women empowerment

  1. Haryana



Children Issues

  1. How POCSO has performed
  2. ‘Deposition centres’ will help create a conducive atmosphere for child witnesses