In a Historical and Lad mark legslative process, the Governemnt has amended the act relating to adoption and guardian ship of minor children, the parliament during agust.1922
Hittherto men were only entitled to adopt and alo become guardian for minor children.
With the passing of this amendment 2010 women are also made eleigible to adopt and also become guardian for minor children.
With the passsing of the bill, the equality as shrined in the preamble of consitution is establishment between men and women in the matter of adoptin of child as well as becoming guardian for minor child. This amaendment is a step to ward removing gender bias in our society and grant equltiy of status to women in family matters.