Including the excluded

November 6, 2010
Devasish Roy Wangza
Including the excluded

The constitution of a country is meant to serve several purposes: (i) it should articulate and elaborate the fundamental principles of the policy of the state; (ii) these principles should be organic in nature so that they provide a framework for enabling laws, policies and programmes that may be adopted and refined, from time...
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Sex workers and our moral police

October 13, 2010
Wasfia Nazreen
Sex workers and our moral police

On August, our Election Commission — in an announcement that sounded too good to be true — had recognised the title of sex workers to be added to our National ID cards. That is, along with journalists, nurses, tailors, priests and many other existing professions, sex workers were legally accepted in the central database...
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