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Need to Amend MTP Act

The fact, that on an average 10 women die every day in India due to unsafe abortion procedures, as quoted in the editorial (“Right to Safe Abortion Care,” EPW, 4 March 2017) is alarming for a transitioning country like India. The deliberations over amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP...

Continuum of Ignorance in Indian Universities

A response to V Kalyan Shankar and Rohini Sahni ("What Does an MA Know? Postgraduate Learning Deficits and the Diploma Disease in Social Sciences", EPW, 1 August 2015) argues that the main problem with higher education is not the poor quality of intake that universities have to deal with. The systemic problems underlying the deficient quality of teaching in the university are more important and cannot be ignored.

Marital Rape

The article written by Flavia Agnes (“Section 498A, Marital Rape and Adverse Propaganda,” EPW, 6 June 2015 ) opens a fresh debate raising some relevant questions regarding the shortcomings of our legal system in handling gender assaults like marital rape. The article rightly highlights how in our...
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