Mothers and sisters demand stringent punishment to Anti Dowry law misusers

On Women’s day we seek to highlight the woes of thousands of mothers and sisters who have been ignored and written off by organizations claiming to work for women’s welfare.

Over the last 60 years many policies have been instituted in the country in the name of women’s liberation and empowerment. Special laws have been passed specifically in the name of women’s protection such as IPC Section 498A (law against marital cruelty and dowry harassment) and Domestic Violence Law. Unfortunately, there are no safeguards to prevent misuse of these protective provisions.


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