In 2014, ALF began exploring the possibility of a comprehensive law to address all forms of discrimination across multiple intersectional identities and also the possibility of building a campaign against discrimination.
Over the years, ALF’s approach changed due to the narratives of discrimination shared with us by 90 activists, scholars, advocates and members of various movements. This report shares the narratives and theories of our respondents, opens up a range of questions and calls for an inclusive campaign to end all forms of discrimination
The decision in Navtej Singh Johar v Union of India, which read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code on 6th of September 2018 marked a historic victory for a vibrant and vociferous LGBT movement, which for over [...]
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My internship at Alternative Law Forum was generally a very fulfilling experience for me, because, firstly, my area of interest overlapped with the work and secondly, the comfortable and free environment created by the [...]
The first and foremost work was to look into the intersectionality between law and internet. It was also an attempt to develop an understanding into the same because of growing pervasiveness of the ‘internet’ in our [...]