Alternative Law Forum

ALF is a space that integrates alternative lawyering with critical research, alternative dispute resolution, pedagogic interventions and more generally maintaining sustained legal interventions in various social issues.

Reports and Updates
Gender and Sexuality
Gender and
 Alternative Law Forum · Gender Discrimination in the realm of religious practise - In Conversation with Zakia Soman - ALF presents a podcast about the right against gender discrimination in the realm of [...]
Intellectual Property
This piece by Lawrence Liang was first published in the Economic and Political Weekly on 22 November 2014. Insights on Film [...]
Law, Media, and Culture
Law, media and
The 50 days of the 'Demon' are now done. Even as the nation waits in apprehension, wanting to know what lies next, there have been several humorous responses to the same. Church Street Social, an upscale pub in [...]
This volume is a compilation of three reports produced over the course of the years 2020 and 2021. The report ‘Garment Workers, COVID-19 pandemic and the Lockdown: A report from South Karnataka’ was published [...]
Dynamics of inclusion and exclusion of Dalit forest dwelling communities in the making of the Forests Act Friday the 10th of July at 6 pm About the Talk The Forest Rights Act came into being in 2006 as a [...]
Family Law / Domestic Violence
Family Law /
Domestic Violence
The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 failed to address the various forms of abuses meted out to married women, and the alarming increase of dowry deaths. This prompted the women’s rights movement in the 1970’s and 80’s [...]