- 11 Dec 2021
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[Vidhispeaks] Judicial appointments: Understanding systemic discrimination against women in legal sector
Extending reservation for women in judiciary may only address the symptom without actually solving the problem
This opinion was published in Bar and Bench on December 11, 2021.
About the Authors
Husain was a Research Fellow in the Legal Design and Regulation team. He is also Coordinator, Vidhi Access to Legal Education, Fellowship at Vidhi. He primarily researches constitutional law and disabilities law. He also does strategic litigation for the rights of persons with disabilities. During his time at Vidhi he has advised Central Government Ministries and Departments. Recently, he established the Vidhi Access to Legal Education Fellowship to help law graduates and students from traditional law schools build better careers in law. He comments on policy and legal issues in The Hindu, The Indian Express, The Wire, The Quint, Oxford Human Rights Hub, etc. Husain graduated from Jamia Millia Islamia in 2021.
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