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Can a minor girl get an abortion in India?

April 5, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

Things that minors should keep in mind :  A minor girl is someone who is below the age of 18 years old. Under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act 1971, a minor girl needs written permission from her guardian to get an abortion The MTP Act defines guardian as Read More

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Where is Cyber Cell in Bangalore?

February 7, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

Cyber Crimes are on rise on social media platforms. More and more young people are becoming victims of it. There has been an increase in number of cyber crime cases on other online platforms as well. There are various recourses that a victim can choose in such a scenario. In such Read More

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Can Indian courts handle sexual pleasure?

January 18, 2018 Hidden Pockets 2

The word ‘sex’ has been tainted, maligned and mostly misused within the legal institutions. ‘Sexual pleasure’ as a theme is yet to be explored within the legal jurisprudence. In Kamlesh Vashwani Supreme Court order (2014), the judge while delivering the order stated that “things like (porn) lead to prurient interests Read More

Building of Bharosa Center

Where do women go to file cases against harassment in Hyderabad?

December 6, 2017 Hidden Pockets 2

Hidden Pockets Collective visited Bharosa Support Center for Women & Children, Telangana. “Bharosa” –Support Center for Women and Children is intended to support women affected by violence, in private and public spaces, within the family, community and at the workplace. It helps women facing physical, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse, irrespective Read More

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How does a sexual offender look?

November 1, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

I remember reading this tweet during the #MeToo campaign, a campaign about sharing stories of survivors of sexual violence. Zara Larsson‏Verified account @zaralarsson “Isn’t it strange how every woman knows someone who’s been sexually harassed but no man seem to know any harasser?” In my head I did know sexual Read More

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