Around 2.4 billion women of working age are not afforded equal economic opportunity and 178 countries maintain legal barriers that prevent their full economic participation, according to this new report by the World Bank. In 86 countries, women face some form of job restriction and 95 countries do not guarantee equal pay for equal work.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Md. Sabir Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/01/2022.

The Ministry of Law and Justice on December 14, 2021 has issued The Dam Safety Act, 2021. It shall come into force on December 14, 2021.

This report provides guidance on how to integrate gender equality in laws and policies on climate change and disaster management in Asian Development Bank's developing member countries.

The Ministry of Law and Justice on December 1, 2021 has issued the Farm Laws Repeal Act, 2021.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on November 29, 2021 has issued the Drugs (6th Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Drugs Rules, 1945.

This draft discussion paper makes a case for debating the large conceptual questions surrounding climate change legislation before hastily arriving at solutions or jumping to the drafting procedure. It explores the chief questions of principle that would influence the form and structure of an Indian climate law.

The First Global Assessment of Air Pollution Legislation (GAAPL) presents the findings of a study of air quality legislation in 194 countries and the European Union.

There is considerable anxiety about the international impact of unilateral action on climate change. Environmentalists are concerned that it leads to ‘carbon leakage’, that is, the migration of high-emissions activities from relatively tight regulatory environments to more lenient jurisdictions.

The report provides a synthesis of global trends in climate change litigation (or simply ‘climate litigation’), a growing global phenomenon. It updates on known case numbers, metrics and categorisations, and considers some of the most relevant trends in the arguments and strategies employed by litigants.

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