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
Intellectual Property
This piece by Lawrence Liang was first published in the Economic and Political Weekly on 22 November 2014. Insights on Film [...]
Gender and Sexuality
Gender and
Violence faced by the transgender community is often invisible or under reported in mainstream media. Further, an insensitive criminal justice system makes reporting even more difficult. In this report, my effort has [...]
Karnataka Sex Workers Union (KSWU) and Sangama invites you for a discussion among human rights activists On ‘Sex Work, Decriminalization and Labour Rights’ On 5th of March (Thursday), from 12 noon to 2 PM At [...]
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 Justice J.S. Verma Committee report that came out in light of the Delhi rape case in late 2012 took us a few steps ahead in the conversation on rape. It gave us the tools to locate the crime of rape in the context [...]
The piece by Karthik Navayan on Caste Diversity in the Development Sector raises many important issues. Clearly the blindness to the question of the way caste operates is structural and institutional and pervades all [...]