Z v. State of Bihar: Reproductive Autonomy and State Liability

Title: Z v. State of Bihar: Reproductive Autonomy and State Liability

Published on: April 30, 2020

Published in: Journal of Victimology and Victim Justice

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Mrinal Satish

Dr. Mrinal Satish

The article focuses on the important contribution that the case makes in the context of reproductive health rights of women, and in particular, victims of rape. It argues that the case provides a foundation for further development of the law on various issues of reproductive rights and compensation jurisprudence for state failures in guaranteeing statutory and constitutional rights of women, including victims of rape.