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Punjab And Haryana High Court: A Mother Is The Best Person To Take Care Of A Growing Daughter

   05 March 2021 at 18:14

GENERAL OVERVIEW •The Bench of Justices Ashok Kumar Verma and Augustine George Masih observed that during a girl's teen years, she looks up to her mother or a female companion for assistance and can share her issues comfortably with the moth ..

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Plea Filed In Supreme Court For Intervention In Petition Seeking Uniform Grounds Of Divorce

   01 February 2021 at 09:35

OVERVIEWA petition has been filed by women’s rights organization of Mumbai so that it can be allowed to interfere in the main petition filed by Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay to seek uniform grounds of divorce without discrimination on basis o ..

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Welfare Of The Child Is A Most Significant Consideration

   06 October 2020 at 12:55

Welfare Of The Child Is A Most Significant Consideration ..

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Increase in Domestic Violence against Women

   22 September 2020 at 16:26

Increase in Domestic Violence against Women ..

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Maternity Benefits to the Women Employees

   26 July 2019 at 10:40

Government is working on an incentive Scheme of reimbursement of 07 weeks wages for entities that provide 26 weeks maternity benefits to their woman employees as provided for in the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017. To enable an entity to avai ..

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Implementation of Child Rights

   01 July 2019 at 10:28

India, as a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), has committed itself to ensure that all children enjoy their right to survival, development, protection and participation. In pursuance of this, the Ministry o ..

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Implementation of Law preventing Domestic Violence

   01 July 2019 at 10:28

State Governments and UT Administrations are responsible for implementation of The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005. The Central Government issues advisories and provides financial assistance and other support of spreading ..

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Under Special Marriage Act, No Limitation to nullify Void Marriages, Supreme Court

   07 March 2019 at 16:45

Section 24 deals with void marriages. As per this section, if any of the pre-conditions laid down in Section 4 are violated, the marriage would be void. Any aggrieved party may also present a petition to declare such a marriage a nullity.In a judgmen ..

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Law Commission floats Consultation Paper on Family Law Reform

   01 September 2018 at 10:43

This consultation on family law reforms in India, discusses a range of provisions within all family laws, secular or personal, and suggests a number of changes to in the form of potential amendments and fresh enactments. As general suggestions to ref ..

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Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007

   07 February 2018 at 10:05

According to the findings of a recent Research Study on ‘Centre’s Policy of Older Persons’, commissioned by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, conducted through an External Agency viz. All India Senior Citizens’ C ..

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