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Maternity Benefits to the Women Employees

  On 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 ...


Implementation of Child Rights

  On 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

  On 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

  On 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

  On 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 ...


Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007

  On 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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Violation of Rights of Women and Children

  On 01 August 2015 at 13:41

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has reported 2404, 3281, 3340 and 2270 cases of violation of child rights in 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 (till 30.06.2015) respectively. The National Commission for Women has registered ...

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Domestic Violence Act

  On 01 August 2015 at 13:41

As per the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, all the States/UTs Government are required to notify the voluntary organisation as Service Providers and there is no scheme being administered by Ministry of Women and Child Development ...

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Women subjected to Marital Rape

  On 30 April 2015 at 12:11

The Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Women and Child Development have reported that UN Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women has recommended to India interalia, to criminalise marital rape. The Law Commission of India, ...


Implementation of MWPSC Act

  On 11 March 2015 at 12:48

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has been making efforts by persuading the States/ UTs from time to time to effectively implement the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 Act in letter and spirit so that t ...

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