Monthly Archives: September 2017

Sep 29 2017

Mercury Poisoning: Taking action before it’s too late!

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By By Richa Sharma and Raghav Trehan* “And virtually none of the children knew that mercury is toxic,” -Juliane Kippenberg [1]   Mercury is a silver coloured liquid metal which is found in a mercury sulfide mineral called Cinnabar [2]. Mercury is … Continue reading

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Sep 14 2017

Divorce versus Marital Rape: A Tale of Hypocrisy

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By Sachin Dhawan* As per recent reports[1], the central government of India (the government) has, in response to a petition filed before the Supreme Court, defended the statutory exception permitting child marital rape. The validity of the controversial exception to … Continue reading

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Sep 9 2017

The Intense Battle between Indigenous Communities and Powerful Corporations

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By Raghav Trehan and Richa Sharma* “I say this because I know that if you want to take care of the forest, you need to invest in us – indigenous peoples – because no one takes better care of the forest … Continue reading

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