Akriti Raina

Akriti is a student at the Faculty of Law, Delhi University. Her areas of interest are labour law, industrial relations, ADR mechanisms and women rights.

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Sexual Harassment at Workplace: From Vishaka Guidelines to Act of 2013

This article titled ‘Sexual Harassment at Workplace: From Vishaka Guidelines to Act of 2013.’ is written by Akriti Raina and discusses the journey from the Vishaka Guidelines to the formation of the Act of 2013. I. Introduction Sexual Harassment at the workplace is a violation of women’s right to equality, bodily autonomy, free choice and life and liberty. It creates… Read More »

Censorship and Women

This article titled ‘Censorship and Women’ is written by Akriti Raina and discusses the use of censorship in curbing the free and artistic expression of women in the media. I. Censorship and Women – Introduction The patriarchal society along with its gender-biased norms have always attempted to portray a stereotypical image of women in the society as well as… Read More »

Women in the Legal Profession

This article titled ‘Women in the Legal Profession’ is written by Akriti Raina and discusses the representation of women in the legal profession. I. Introduction Justice N. V. Ramana remarked that women should demand 50% reservation in the judiciary as a matter of right.[1] But what prompted the head of the institution to make such a compelling statement? Indeed,… Read More »

Unpaid Internships: A Form of Labour Exploitation

This article titled ‘Unpaid Internships: A Form of Labour Exploitation.’ is written by Akriti Raina and discusses the evil of unpaid internships in the educational and occupational sector. I. What are internships? Internships can be defined as short-time work experience offered by various organizations and companies to students.[1] These experiences not only help the students in learning about the professional… Read More »

Healthcare challenges in India: In the wake of Covid-19

This article on ‘Healthcare challenges in India: In the wake of Covid-19’ is written by Akriti Raina and reflects on the major challenges in the healthcare system of India and looks at the possibility of developing an affordable healthcare regime in India. I. Introduction: Healthcare challenges in India (In the wake of Covid-19) In the wake of the… Read More »

Changing Perceptions of Marriage in India: The Hindu Community

This article titled ‘Changing perceptions of marriage in India: The Hindu Community’ is written by Akriti Raina and focuses on the changes surrounding the idea of marriage in the Hindu community of the Indian society. I. Introduction Marriage has been considered sacred in Indian society. It makes the husband and wife one unit in the eyes of law… Read More »

Understanding Touch under the POCSO Act

This article on ‘Understanding touch under the POCSO Act’ is written by Akriti Raina and attempts to understand the concept of touch under the POCSO Act, the effectiveness of teaching good and bad touch to young children, sexual grooming of child victims and suggests some alternative measures. I. Introduction With the rise in the number of cases of… Read More »