Social Issues News

Falling Fertility

Falling fertility refers to a decrease in the average number of children born to women of childbearing age in a population. This phenomenon can have significant implications for demographics, economics, and social structures. There are several factors that contribute to falling fertility rates:

posted by 1st Nov 2023

Manual Scavenging in India

The Supreme Court said claims of fraternity equality and dignity among the citizens remain a mere illusion if sizeable section of society is forced to enter sewers for living and die trapped in them even a decade after the outlawing of the inhuman practice of manual scavenging.

posted by 21st Oct 2023

Same-Sex Marriage

A constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court held that only the legislature can recognize or regulate same-sex marriage.

posted by 18th Oct 2023

Palliative Care

Palliative care is a specialized medical care approach that focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal of palliative care is to improve the quality of life for both the patient and their family. It is often associated with end-of-life care, but it can be initiated earlier in the course of an illness, alongside curative or life-prolonging treatments.

posted by 17th Oct 2023

Abortion Laws

Chief Justice of India said India’s Abortion Law was liberal and far ahead of other countries while hearing the case of a married woman who wants to medically terminate her 26 week pregnancy. The CJI referred to Roe vs wade Case of USA.

posted by 14th Oct 2023