The CWL was set up at the very inception of the Law School in 1988. The CWL endeavours to look at law and the legal process from the perspective of gender justice and administer programmes directed towards equal justice for women in Indian Society.
In association with social activists and women’s organisations, CWL undertakes various training programmes focussing on legal literacy fro women, social auditing of welfare legislations affecting women, legal aid and assistance.
Center Coordinator: Dr. Sarasu Esther Thomas
Gender, Human Rights and Law : 2021 : Vol. 10
October 1, 2021
The Mental Health Care Act, 2017 is a recent legislation, repealing the earlier law on the topic, that is, the Mental Health Act, 1987. The 2017 Act is a legislation introduced to upgrade the legal...
Launching the Volume: ‘The Gendered Contagion: Perspectives on Domestic Violence during COVID 19.’
April 7, 2021
Amidst reports of the growing instances of domestic violence due to the ongoing pandemic and resulting lockdown, the Centre for Women and the Law (‘CWL’) and the Law and Society Committee at NLSIU, Bangalore along...