Five Indian women whose lives led to landmark changes2 min read 18 May 2015, 02:30 PM IST
Will the death of Aruna Ramachandra Shanbaug reopen the debate on law around euthanasia in India?
Almost every legislation for women in India was passed after the death of a woman, a widely reported rape case or a mass agitation that shook the country. Will the death of Aruna Ramachandra Shanbaug, the nurse who had been in a vegetative state since she was brutally raped in a Mumbai hospital in November 1973, reopen the debate on a law for euthanasia? looks at five women who led to landmark judgments or change in laws.
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