Advocacy

Consultation on “Responding to Contemporary Challenges to Secularism in India”  Bangalore, March 21 and 22, 2015  Organised by the Alternative Law Forum with The Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and [...]
This conference, hosted by the Alternative Law Forum in December 2014, sought to bring together people from across disciplines to highlight gaps in the law’s present thinking on the experience of discrimination. The [...]
The Central Government recently passed an act to protect the rights of street vendors - the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihoods and Regulation)Act, 2014. The Karnataka government through a G.O dated 14/07/2014 , [...]
In May 2014, the Law Commission of India issued a consultation paper, to seek responses to amendment in media laws in the country. A number of issues were raised regarding media laws and regulations, and we at ALF have [...]
1. Electronic City Pks death electronic city PKs death_0 2. Karimsaab Accident Karimsaab accident_1 3. KR Nagar Report KR Nagar report_0 4. Yellahanka Report yellahanka [...]
Chikkalsandra Construction Workers Chikkalsandra construction workers_0 Hennur Ring Road Accident Hennur Ring Road Accident _1 Narayanpura Camps Narayanpura camps_0 Note on Bannerghata accident Note on [...]
The following document is a submission to the Soli Sorabjee Committee set up to reform the Police Act. This submission was made by 39 civil society organizations working in the area of gender, sexuality and rights and [...]
A summary of the 12 days of final arguments before the Delhi High Court in the Naz Foundation case has been provided in the following document. An edited version of this summary has also been included in the primer "The [...]
Alternative Law Forum was involved in the Naz Foundation decision case by the Delhi High Court, representing Voices against 377. This section contains various documents which are useful signposts leading up to the High [...]
The horrific sexual assault on a moving bus in Delhi which has shocked the nation has drawn attention to the prevalence of the crime of sexual assault. What has also emerged into the limelight are the huge gaps in the [...]