Kerala High Court disapproves of hostel curfew for women; says rights of women-students can't be restricted under guise of protection

The Court was considering a plea moved by female MBBS students challenging a Government Order that prescribed a time limit for entry and exit to students hostels.
Medical students writing exam, Kerala High Court
Medical students writing exam, Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently frowned upon the curfew in women's hostel of Kozhikode Medical College, stating that such restrictions under the guise of protection is nothing but patriarchy [Fiona Joseph & Ors. v State of Kerala & Ors]

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