All blogs in Family Law
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abortion ,   skewed sex ratio ,   contraceptive failure ,   Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act ,   2003 (PCPNDT Act)

A few days ago I had the opportunity to attend a discussion on the skewed sex ratio and the laws related to abortion in our country, as an intern in the People’s Union of Civil Liberties. The discussion was conducted by Dr. Meeta Singh, who is the Chairperson of the Dignity of Girl Child...

By Ayushi Singhal July 29, 2016
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Crimes Against Women ,   The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Bill ,   Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act ,   Dowry Prohibition Act ,   Criminal Laws Amendment Act ,   2000 ,   2005 ,   1961 ,   1983 ,   IPC

A 2nd year student of W.B.N.U.J.S, Kolkata

Reported Crimes Against Women”[1] – Year 1999-2000: 1,55,553[2]; Year 2005: 1,41,373[3]; Year 2010: 2,13,585[4]; Year 2013: 2,95,930.[5]On perusing the above data it can be seen that, crimes which are committed within the four walls of a woman’s house...

By Pragya Sharma July 29, 2016
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Mu’tah Marriage ,   Enjoyment of use ,   marriage for pleasure ,   used and abused by men ,   high probability of abuse ,   trap ignorant people for sexual relations

Aakanksha Chauhan is a 2ndyear student at Jindal Global Law School, Sonepat

A young Christian woman, who believed in the sanctity of marriage, always felt that one should indulge in sexual relations with a man only with the permission of God. At the young age of 19 she was a promising student in...

By Aakanksha Chauhan July 27, 2016
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marital rape ,   article 14 ,   discrimination between married and unmarried women ,   women as chattel ,   sexual frustration ,   dignity of women ,   PWDV Act ,   Section 498A ,   delhi gang rape ,   cruelty by husband ,   Section 375 IPC

1. Introduction

Whenever Mahira, who is 25 years old, has a fight or a heated argument with her husband, he takes it out on her in the bed. She is merely a toy for him whom he can use differently every night. He forces himself on her, every single day, even during her periods. Their relationship...

By Anubha Yadav July 27, 2016