India Supreme Court has decided to re-criminalises same sex sexual activities between consenting adults, bringing the legacy of the British Empire back to life with its infamous section 377.
In face of the repercussion around the world, SPW is gathering news and statements on the issue.
Akshay Khanna’s article “Right to Sexuality”
DNAIndia: “What the world has to say about India’s decision”
ILGA Statement: “The Indian Supreme Court verdict on section 377. On the wrong side of history”
The Times of India: “Law can’t remain static: Government told SC that Section 377 didn’t reflect Indian values”
Firstpost.photos: “Images: How India Inc is raising its voice against Sec 377”
Equal Rights Trust’s statement on the decision of Indian Supreme Court
Statement launched by Global Network of Sex Work calling for the decriminalisation of all parties involved on the activity.
A collection of statements from organizations around the world regarding the Court’s decision.