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Breaking the Cycle: Stopping Gender Violence in Latin America

The apparent rise of gender-based homicide has impelled Latin American countries to legally distinguish the crime as “femicide.”

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IPC 377 and LGBT+ Safety in India

India has struggled to find LGBT+ equality on both the legal and social fronts since being colonized by the British. In 1862, superiors from the colonizing nation enacted the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to officially bring a Western-styled government into India.1 The code eschewed Indian laws grounded in Hinduism and put in place an intricate legal […]