In India, the Law Stands Up for 'Bad Women'

Earlier this week, India's Supreme Court delivered a judgment that privileged the right-to-work over the censure of societal morality worked into law.

Earlier this week, India's Supreme Court delivered a judgment that privileged the right to work over the censure of social morality worked into law, a decision that most of all impacted the future of a substantial class of indigent but enterprising women. The court overturned a 2005decision by the government of Maharashtra to outlaw one of Mumbai's most famous institutions: the dance bar.

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