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Akshi Singh
Akshi is an intern with Smashboard and a feminist-in-progress. She has a Master's and a B.A. (Hons) degree in English.
Justice Is a Long Road for India’s Undertrial Prisoners
Law
In India, despite the constitutional right to a "reasonable, fair, and just" procedure for a person accused of an offence, the prison system is overflowing with undertrials—those who have been arrested but are yet to be convicted.
4 min read
Staying Vigilant As Women Being Persecuted For Peaceful Dissent In India
Activism
In targeted attacks on activists, Indian authorities have been trying to strategically erase any space for dissent, primarily through the oppressive sedition and anti-terror laws. A staggering number of women are being framed in trumped up charges and even being jailed.
8 min read
Raising Women's Minimum Marriage Age Is A Harmful Patriarchal Non-solution To Some Real Problems
Bodily Autonomy
Increased access to education, better nutrition, and greater access to family planning services are more likely to tackle the problem than increasing the age of marriage.
3 min read

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