Flavia Agnes is a women’s rights lawyer based in Mumbai. A pioneer of the women’s movement, she has worked on issues of gender and law reform. She is the Director of Majlis, a legal centre for women, which has worked consistently in countering the rising wave of Hindu fundamentalism in India, while securing the rights of women and children from marginalized sections. She is a prolific writer and a proponent of legal pluralism.
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India’s long overdue Uniform Civil Code, a set of common personal laws for all citizens, guaranteed by its...