Women: An Object of Socio-Legal Graftin

Judicial Activism has not been palatable to many but there is no denial that it has brought about a paradigmatic change from ‘rule-specific laws’ to ‘rights- specific laws’ thereby successfully advancing human rights jurisprudence. Exemplifying this sensitively aggressive side of the courts and the judges are a series of dynamic judgements and positive actions which have enabled the dominated and oppressed to break the fetters of immanence, and made transcendence, at least legally accessible to them. This article is an effort to highlight the role of judges as social engineers taking strides towards gender justice. But the author maintains that a structural renaissance is required to bring about gender equity and make empowerment consequential. Read More