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Revaluing Unpaid Work: The Case of The Orunodoi Scheme In Assam
The 2021 state assembly elections offered a unique and unexpected opportunity for the recognition of women’s unpaid domestic and care work through the promises of unconditional cash transfers. 
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SC Order Grants Dignity To Sex Work But It Is Far From Being Decriminalised
Prof Prabha Kotiswaran was recently quoted in the following article on the Supreme Court Order of May 19th 2022 Upholding the Right to Dignity of Sex Workers
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How Indian Courts Value Unpaid Domestic Work
The invisibility and lack of recognition of unpaid domestic and care work results in gender inequality and women’s disempowerment.
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International Sex Workers’s Rights Day 2022
‘The Laws of Social Reproduction Project participated in the International Sex Worker’s Right Day on 03.03.2022, organized by Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee ( DMSC) and All India Network of Sex workers (AINSW) in Sonagachi, Kolkata’s red light district.
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We have recently made a submission to the Ministry of Women and Child Development on the Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021, on behalf of the Laws of Social Reproduction Project (Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London & IWWAGE, New Delhi). A multi stake holder international webinar to discuss the Bill was held on 17th July 2021. You can find the concept note and recordings here.

It is sixteen years since the Indian Council of Medical Research issued guidelines on assisted reproductive technologies and surrogacy, the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill 2021 and Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2020 were passed by the Upper House of Parliament on December 8, 2021. We offer here a critique of the ART Bill as it stood before it was passed by the Upper House.

India’s new laws land heavy on fertility Inc.
Mint
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New surrogacy law ignores the labour involved in pregnancy
The Times of India
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Counterproductive Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technologies: A Review of the Assisted Reproductive Technologies Bill, 2020
National Law School of India Review
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What the new laws regulating fertility services in India say | In Focus podcast
The Hindu
30th December 2021
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The humpty-dumpty-esque tale of two laws
Business Line
26th December 2021
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Recent Articles

Toward a Model of Universal Care, One Manifesto at a Time
Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society.
26th January 2022
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Our Second Annual Lecture in the Laws of Social Reproduction was held on July 13th, 2-4pm BST where Professor Silvia Federici spoke on ‘From reproducing labor power to reproducing our struggle: a strategy for a revolutionary feminism.’ This was chaired by Professor Samita Sen. See further information here.