- 21 Jul 2021
- 1 min read
Why Criminal Justice System Alone Can’t End Dowry-Related Violence
As we wait for stricter punishments to do their magic, women are losing their lives to dowry-related violence.
This opinion was published in The Quint on July 21, 2021.
About the Authors
Naveed is a Senior Resident Fellow working in the area of Criminal Justice. He holds an undergraduate degree in law from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab and a Masters in Law from TISS, Mumbai. His research interests include Constitutional law, human rights and politico-legal issues concerning Jammu and Kashmir. Naveed has been associated with research studies on the National Register of Citizens in Assam, Human Rights Education and the working of the Juvenile Justice Act. During his masters, Naveed has worked on the issue of de-facto statelessness of the Tibetan community in Jammu and Kashmir. He has also worked with the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission in bringing forth human rights issues.
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