AALI’s Publications

Check out our research publications and informational materials on this page to learn more about legal issues affecting women in India.

Audit Reports

Quarterly FCRA Return Link:

FC return (FC4) 2015-16

2015-16 Audit Report

2016-17 Audit Report

2017-18 Audit Report

An independent auditor’s report under section 12A (b) of the Income Tax Act evaluating AALI’s financial statements for the period of 1 April 2015 through 31 March 2016. An independent auditor’s report under section 12A (b) of the Income Tax Act evaluating AALI’s financial statements for the period of 1 April 2016 through 31 March 2017. An independent auditor’s report under section 12A (b) of the Income Tax Act evaluating AALI’s financial statements for the period of 1 April 2017 through 31 March 2018.

Right to Choice in Relationships

Control & Freedom:
Women & the Age of Sexual Decisions

Compendium of Judgments:
Right to Choice in Relationships

Facing Reality

An analysis of the legal ambiguity surrounding the age of consent vis-a-vis sexuality and the impact of the same on women’s right to choice and sexual autonomy. A compilation of legal judgments on right to choice cases, which arose from AALI’s RTC casework beginning in 2000. This publication was inspired by the National Colloquium on the Right to Choice organized by AALI, in partnership with the UP Institute of Judicial Training and Research, in 2011. A compilation of case studies on the Right to Choice, published in 2010.

Against the Forces

Baseline Report:
Rights of Women in Relation to Marriage in India

Report and Recommendations on the National Consultation on Women’s Right to Choose If, When, and Whom to Marry, organized by AALI in March 2003. The report presents a detailed account of the conceptual framework, state obligations, and varied manifestation of related violations and the general recommendations made by the Committee on the Elimination of All Kinds of Discrimination against Women.

Dalit Women’s Rights

साजिशो के खिलाफ

Beyond Silence

हमारी आवाज़, हमारी चुनौती / Challenging Ourselves

Report of a public hearing on violence against Dalit women, organized in Lucknow by Dynamic Action Group in October 2005. AALI provided technical support in data analysis and documentation. A bilingual Hindi and English report of a public hearing on the situation of Ati Dalits, namely Mushar, Swachhkar, and Bansphor, held by Dynamic Action Group in Ghazipur. AALI provided technical expertise in analysis and documentation.

Domestic Violence

Status Report on Implementation of PWDVA

This study examines the implementation of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005 in Uttar Pradesh from 2006-2012 and highlights the multitude of challenges faced by key stakeholders in seeking to enforce the Act, identifying recommendations for improved statewide implementation of the PWDVA in coming years.

Economic Socio-Cultural Rights

A Baseline Study:
Status of Women in Dandawa Mustafabad, Seedha Sultanpur & Rajapur Sikraur Villages, in Azamgarh District in Uttar Pradesh, India


The following report represents a baseline study of three select villages in the Azamgarh District of Uttar Pradesh, India, namely Dandawa Mustafabad, Seedha Sultanpur, and Rajapur Sikraur. The report aims to assess the socio-economic status of women in the three villages through an analysis of the survey data. It concludes with a summary of the key findings and a brief synopsis of the emerging directions for future action. Analysing the Culture of Mob Violence from a Human Rights Perspective

Informational Pamphlets

Safar Adalat Ka

ICDS Brochure

Widow Pension Info Pamphlet

A booklet designed to familiarize grassroots activists with civil and criminal procedures.

Right to Choice Booklet


Challenging Justice Poster

CEDAW Poster

Right to Choice Poster

Challenging Peace Poster

Annual Reports

Compensating the Wrongs

Towards Light

A study identifying the state’s obligation in post-conflict situations and tracking compensation and rehabilitative measures undertaken by the state concerning women survivors. The report also assesses issues in accessing support and relief and frames effective advocacy tools to ensure fulfillment of state obligations toward survivors. AALI’s five-year report for the years 1998-2003.