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GOVT: Western Marital Rape concept is a Myth in India.
NEW DELHI: The government on Thursday said the concept of marital rape, as understood internationally, cannot be applied in the Indian context. Asked in Parliament on Thursday whether the central government had any plans to criminalise marital rape, Union minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi said in a … Continue reading
10% of dowry cases false, Government making it Compoundable..?
NEW DELHI: Every year more than 10,000 complaints of dowry harassment are found to be false. Given that around 1 lakh cases are investigated every year, the figure makes it one of the most abused laws in the country. Government is now working on a proposal to make Section 498A … Continue reading
Mother also women and comes under DV act – Says Maneka Gandhi
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi wants the Domestic Violence Act amended to allow women to seek protection from their daughters-in-law also. The present law only provides for protecting women from domestic violence by any man with whom they live or have lived in a “shared household, when they … Continue reading
Wise move – NCW members need law Degree
Being a politician or association with a party may no longer be enough to become the chairperson or a member of the National Commission for Women. Maneka Gandhi, the new women and child development minister, has finalised draft proposals under which a degree in law is a must to be … Continue reading