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Tampon Tax Be Gone: What the US Can Learn from India’s #LahuKaLagaan Repeal (Part II/II)

In this post, I will discuss how taxation of tampons may constitute gender discrimination and possibly amount to a human rights violation. I will also be discussing how disparate treatment in taxation is made visible in this situation and why choices made in taxation policy have significance outside of simple revenue collection

Tampon Tax Be Gone: What the US Can Learn from India’s #LahuKaLagaan Repeal (Part I/II)

The United States has much to learn from India, including lessons about the relationship between taxation and gender equity. In June, 2018, India’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council agreed to eliminate the 12 percent tax imposed on menstrual hygiene products such as sanitary pads and tampons.
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Towards An Anti-Zoo Jurisprudence (2/2)

Part II of the article critiques the traditional justifications for animal captivity in zoos. It further juxtaposes these justifications with an emerging anti-captivity jurisprudence. Section 38A of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 provides for the establishment of the Central Zoo Authority (CZA). [...]
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Towards An Anti-Zoo Jurisprudence (1/2)

Part I of the article introduces the changing judicial landscape of animal rights. It analyses the negative impact of zoos on the physical and mental well-being of animals. [...]

Experiences with Pluralist Stakeholder Model in India: For Whom Should a Company be Run?

This article seeks to trace the emergence and operation of a stakeholder model of corporate governance in India, that is sourced in directors’ fiduciary duties, Corporate Social Responsibility [‘CSR’], and the agency of Independent Directors [‘IDs’]